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Andes 6000-meter Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 400 meters of Clean Prominence

RankPeak Elev-M
(Avg)
 Prom-M
(Avg)
CountryRange (Level 3)Isol-KmAscent Date
15.Nevado Sajama65422428BoliviaBolivian Andes732.6 
18.Nevado de Illimani64382451BoliviaBolivian Andes199.3 
21.Nevado Ancohuma64271897BoliviaBolivian Andes119.6 
 Illimani-Pico de Paris6402272BoliviaBolivian Andes1.4 
31.Cerro Parinacota63421989Bolivia/ChileBolivian Andes27.7 
32.Nevado de Illampu6331501BoliviaBolivian Andes4.2 
34.Pomerape6282932Bolivia/ChileBolivian Andes3.8 
48.Aucanquilcha61762165ChileBolivian Andes331.7 
 Pico Layca Kkollu6166136BoliviaBolivian Andes1.2 
57.Volcán San Pedro61452024ChileBolivian Andes74.2 
 Pico del Indio610979BoliviaBolivian Andes.7 
67.Nevado de Chiaraco61041154BoliviaBolivian Andes17.1 
74.Volcán San Pablo6092787ChileBolivian Andes4.9 
75.Huayna Potosí60881198BoliviaBolivian Andes43.3 
81.Volcán Guallatiri60631433ChileBolivian Andes28.5 
84.Cerro Acotango6052862Bolivia/ChileBolivian Andes6.2 
90.Chaupi Orco60441537Bolivia/PeruBolivian Andes147.6 
91.Palpana60401947ChileBolivian Andes35.7 
93.Uturuncu60301410BoliviaBolivian Andes122.2 
1.Aconcagua69626962ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes16517.6 
 Cerro Aconcagua-South Summit683043ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes.9 
8.Cerro Mercedario67203333ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes75.1 
14.Cerro Tupungato65652760Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes80.4 
27.Ramada63701140ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes13.7 
35.Majadita62802113ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes174.4 
43.Cerro los Olivares62161306Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes17.6 
49.Cerro del Toro61681910Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes129.6 
51.Cerro las Tórtolas61601380Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes39.4 
51.La Mesa6160910ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes8.3 
55.Alto6148898Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes12.3 
60.Colangüil61221547ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes58.9 
 Alma Negra6120250ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes4.6 
64.Marmolejo61082105Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes30.0 
69.Cerro General Manuel Belgrano60972767ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes140.9 
76.Pabellón60801090ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes10.6 
78.Nevado del Plomo60701550Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes38.2 
 Pico Piuquenes6019289Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes5.3 
37.Volcán Chimborazo62674122EcuadorEcuador Andes845.7 
4.Nevado Huascarán67682798PeruPeruvian Andes2207.5 
9.Nevado Huascarán-Pico Norte6664654PeruPeruvian Andes2.4 
13.Nevado Yerupajá66172028PeruPeruvian Andes147.7 
 Nevado Yerupajá-Pico Sur651515PeruPeruvian Andes.5 
23.Nevado Coropuna64052208PeruPeruvian Andes442.9 
24.Nevado Huandoy63951628PeruPeruvian Andes9.1 
 Nevado Corpuna-Casulla6377347PeruPeruvian Andes2.8 
26.Nevado Ausangate63722085PeruPeruvian Andes245.7 
28.Nevado Huantsan63691619PeruPeruvian Andes52.5 
 Nevado Huandoy-Pico Oeste6356226PeruPeruvian Andes.9 
29.Nevado Chopicalqui6354928PeruPeruvian Andes3.4 
30.Siula Grande6344614PeruPeruvian Andes2.7 
 Nevado Coropuna-Pico Este6305375PeruPeruvian Andes6.6 
33.Nevado Ampato62881997PeruPeruvian Andes82.3 
38.Salcantay62642540PeruPeruvian Andes150.6 
39.Nevado Santa Cruz62411491PeruPeruvian Andes15.5 
42.Nevado Chinchey62221232PeruPeruvian Andes14.8 
45.Nevado Palcaraju6190700PeruPeruvian Andes4.6 
46.Nevado Copa61881338PeruPeruvian Andes19.4 
 Nevado Copa-Pico Norte6173148PeruPeruvian Andes1.5 
50.Nevado Ranrapalca6162937PeruPeruvian Andes7.0 
 Nevado Huandoy-Pico Sur6160350PeruPeruvian Andes1.5 
51.Nevado Hualcan6160835PeruPeruvian Andes7.1 
54.Nevado Pucaranra6156646PeruPeruvian Andes2.3 
 Nevado Sarapo6127177PeruPeruvian Andes.7 
 Colquecruz6120370PeruPeruvian Andes17.2 
63.Callangate61101120PeruPeruvian Andes7.8 
64.Nevado Chacraraju6108783PeruPeruvian Andes6.3 
66.Jatunriti6106836PeruPeruvian Andes3.2 
71.Nevado Jirishanca6094479PeruPeruvian Andes3.0 
72.Nevado Solimana60931463PeruPeruvian Andes27.2 
72.Jatunhuma6093723PeruPeruvian Andes2.8 
 Yerupaja Chico6089339PeruPeruvian Andes1.4 
83.Nevado Chachani60571963PeruPeruvian Andes55.1 
87.Yayamari6049719PeruPeruvian Andes11.6 
88.Nevado Pucajirca6046856PeruPeruvian Andes13.0 
 Pucajirca Oeste6039364PeruPeruvian Andes2.5 
92.Quitaraju6036786PeruPeruvian Andes4.8 
97.Hualca Hualca6025695PeruPeruvian Andes9.2 
 Rasac6017277PeruPeruvian Andes1.1 
 Pucajirca Central6014339PeruPeruvian Andes1.2 
 Callangate Norte6000330PeruPeruvian Andes2.1 
2.Ojos del Salado68933688Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama630.5 
3.Monte Pissis67932143ArgentinaPuna de Atacama75.8 
 Pissis II6785295ArgentinaPuna de Atacama3.1 
5.Cerro Bonete67591509ArgentinaPuna de Atacama27.2 
6.Tres Cruces67481422Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama23.3 
7.Cerro Llullaillaco67392344Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama264.4 
10.Cerro Cazadero6658683ArgentinaPuna de Atacama8.7 
11.Tres Cruces Central6629604ChilePuna de Atacama3.3 
12.Cerro de Incahuasi66211520Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama24.9 
16.El Muerto6488963Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama7.2 
17.Volcán Antofalla64401957ArgentinaPuna de Atacama113.8 
19.Cerro del Nacimiento6436506ArgentinaPuna de Atacama10.7 
19.Veladero64361126ArgentinaPuna de Atacama21.1 
22.El Cóndor64141660ArgentinaPuna de Atacama44.1 
 Antofalla-Pico Central6380310ArgentinaPuna de Atacama2.8 
25.Nevado de Cachi63802146ArgentinaPuna de Atacama165.4 
35.Reclus6280770ArgentinaPuna de Atacama17.4 
 Cerro Pioneros6240270ArgentinaPuna de Atacama5.6 
40.Tres Quebradas62391524Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama21.1 
41.Cerro Pular62331898ChilePuna de Atacama73.8 
44.Cerro Solo6205678Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama5.4 
47.Quemado6184714ArgentinaPuna de Atacama10.7 
56.El Ermitaño61461326ChilePuna de Atacama28.7 
 Monte Pissis-Pico Media6140270ArgentinaPuna de Atacama2.5 
58.Queva61401635ArgentinaPuna de Atacama66.9 
58.Sierra Nevada61401390Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama23.5 
 Cumbre del Toro6130180ArgentinaPuna de Atacama2.5 
 Monte Pissis-Pico Altar6130260ArgentinaPuna de Atacama3.2 
 Los Gemelos6120350ArgentinaPuna de Atacama5.4 
 Cumbre de Laudo6120240ArgentinaPuna de Atacama3.7 
61.Cerro Medusa6120545ArgentinaPuna de Atacama3.7 
62.Cerros Barrancas Blancas61191094ChilePuna de Atacama12.7 
68.Cerro Vallecitos61001170ArgentinaPuna de Atacama38.5 
70.Cerro Aracar60951791ArgentinaPuna de Atacama29.5 
76.Cerro Colorados60801010Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama7.3 
78.Cerro Baboso6070600ArgentinaPuna de Atacama8.3 
80.Cerro Vicuñas6067727ChilePuna de Atacama6.2 
82.Nevado El Fraile6061836Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama7.2 
84.Cerro Copiapó60521701ChilePuna de Atacama31.2 
86.Volcán Socompa60512015Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama27.9 
 Cerro de Ciénaga6050380ArgentinaPuna de Atacama6.9 
88.Pili60461608ChilePuna de Atacama108.5 
 Tres Cruces Norte6030389ChilePuna de Atacama2.5 
93.Peña Blanca6030455ChilePuna de Atacama1.2 
95.Salin60291479Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama13.7 
96.Volcán del Viento6028478ArgentinaPuna de Atacama4.8 
98.Cerro de San Francisco60181116Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama11.5 
99.Cerro Laguna Blanca60121778ArgentinaPuna de Atacama127.2 

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List Description

This list is largely based on the work of John Biggar (http://www.andes.org.uk), who is the world's leading authority on the true elevations of the peaks of the Andes. Given the lack of good large-scale maps in much of South America, he has done an excellent job of compiling information from diverse sources. The cut-off prominence of 400m for this list is the same he uses.

This table here is based on his work, with the addition of independent research on peak latitude-longitudes, range classifications, prominences, and some elevations.

Links

     The 6000m peaks of the Andes in order of height

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       The Andes: A Guide for Climbers (Biggar)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.

 


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