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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-Km
1.Aconcagua69626962ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes16517.6
2.Ojos del Salado68933688Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama630.7
 Cerro Aconcagua-South Summit683042ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes.9
3.Monte Pissis67932143ArgentinaPuna de Atacama75.9
 Pissis II6785295ArgentinaPuna de Atacama3.2
4.Nevado Huascarán67682798PeruPeruvian Andes2195.9
5.Cerro Bonete67591509ArgentinaPuna de Atacama27.3
6.Tres Cruces67481422Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama23.5
7.Cerro Llullaillaco67392344Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama264.6
8.Cerro Mercedario67203333ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes75.4
9.Nevado Huascarán-Pico Norte6664654PeruPeruvian Andes2.7
10.Cerro Cazadero6658683ArgentinaPuna de Atacama9.6
11.Tres Cruces Central6629604ChilePuna de Atacama3.4
12.Cerro de Incahuasi66211520Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama25.8
13.Nevado Yerupajá66172028PeruPeruvian Andes148.3
14.Cerro Tupungato65652760Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes80.9
15.Nevado Sajama65422428BoliviaBolivian Andes733.0
 Nevado Yerupajá-Pico Sur651515PeruPeruvian Andes.7
16.El Muerto6488963Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama8.2
17.Volcán Antofalla64401957ArgentinaPuna de Atacama114.4
18.Nevado de Illimani64382451BoliviaBolivian Andes199.5
19.Veladero64361126ArgentinaPuna de Atacama22.6
19.Cerro del Nacimiento6436506ArgentinaPuna de Atacama10.7
21.Nevado Ancohuma64271897BoliviaBolivian Andes119.6
22.El Cóndor64141660ArgentinaPuna de Atacama44.9
23.Nevado Coropuna64052208PeruPeruvian Andes442.9
 Illimani-Pico de Paris6402272BoliviaBolivian Andes1.4
24.Nevado Huandoy63951628PeruPeruvian Andes9.5
25.Nevado de Cachi63802146ArgentinaPuna de Atacama165.6
 Antofalla-Pico Central6380310ArgentinaPuna de Atacama3.0
 Nevado Corpuna-Casulla6377347PeruPeruvian Andes2.8
26.Nevado Ausangate63722085PeruPeruvian Andes245.8
27.Ramada63701140ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes14.6
28.Nevado Huantsan63691619PeruPeruvian Andes54.2
 Nevado Huandoy-Pico Oeste6356226PeruPeruvian Andes.9
29.Nevado Chopicalqui6354928PeruPeruvian Andes5.0
30.Siula Grande6344614PeruPeruvian Andes2.8
31.Cerro Parinacota63421989Bolivia/ChileBolivian Andes28.1
32.Nevado de Illampu6331501BoliviaBolivian Andes4.4
 Nevado Coropuna-Pico Este6305375PeruPeruvian Andes7.0
33.Nevado Ampato62881997PeruPeruvian Andes82.3
34.Pomerape6282932Bolivia/ChileBolivian Andes4.4
35.Majadita62802113ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes175.7
35.Reclus6280770ArgentinaPuna de Atacama17.7
37.Volcán Chimborazo62674122EcuadorEcuador Andes845.9
38.Salcantay62642540PeruPeruvian Andes151.1
39.Nevado Santa Cruz62411491PeruPeruvian Andes15.6
 Cerro Pioneros6240270ArgentinaPuna de Atacama8.8
40.Tres Quebradas62391524Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama22.6
41.Cerro Pular62331898ChilePuna de Atacama74.7
42.Nevado Chinchey62221232PeruPeruvian Andes14.8
43.Cerro los Olivares62161306Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes17.7
44.Cerro Solo6205678Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama6.5
45.Nevado Palcaraju6190700PeruPeruvian Andes4.7
46.Nevado Copa61881338PeruPeruvian Andes20.7
47.Quemado6184714ArgentinaPuna de Atacama11.1
48.Aucanquilcha61762165ChileBolivian Andes332.5
 Nevado Copa-Pico Norte6173148PeruPeruvian Andes1.6
49.Cerro del Toro61681910Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes130.0
 Pico Layca Kkollu6166136BoliviaBolivian Andes1.6
50.Nevado Ranrapalca6162937PeruPeruvian Andes7.0
51.Cerro las Tórtolas61601380Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes39.8
51.La Mesa6160910ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes9.5
51.Nevado Hualcan6160835PeruPeruvian Andes7.1
 Nevado Huandoy-Pico Sur6160350PeruPeruvian Andes1.8
54.Nevado Pucaranra6156646PeruPeruvian Andes2.3
55.Alto6148898Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes13.0
56.El Ermitaño61461326ChilePuna de Atacama29.3
57.Volcán San Pedro61452024ChileBolivian Andes74.3
58.Queva61401635ArgentinaPuna de Atacama67.0
58.Sierra Nevada61401390Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama25.1
 Monte Pissis-Pico Media6140270ArgentinaPuna de Atacama5.5
 Monte Pissis-Pico Altar6130260ArgentinaPuna de Atacama5.6
 Cumbre del Toro6130180ArgentinaPuna de Atacama2.6
 Nevado Sarapo6127177PeruPeruvian Andes1.1
60.Colangüil61221547ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes58.9
61.Cerro Medusa6120545ArgentinaPuna de Atacama6.1
 Colquecruz6120370PeruPeruvian Andes17.5
 Los Gemelos6120350ArgentinaPuna de Atacama5.8
 Alma Negra6120250ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes4.9
 Cumbre de Laudo6120240ArgentinaPuna de Atacama3.7
62.Cerros Barrancas Blancas61191094ChilePuna de Atacama13.4
63.Callangate61101120PeruPeruvian Andes7.9
 Pico del Indio610979BoliviaBolivian Andes1.8
64.Marmolejo61082105Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes30.0
64.Nevado Chacraraju6108783PeruPeruvian Andes6.7
66.Jatunriti6106836PeruPeruvian Andes3.2
67.Nevado de Chiaraco61041154BoliviaBolivian Andes18.0
68.Cerro Vallecitos61001170ArgentinaPuna de Atacama38.7
69.Cerro General Manuel Belgrano60972767ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes143.0
70.Cerro Aracar60951791ArgentinaPuna de Atacama30.4
71.Nevado Jirishanca6094479PeruPeruvian Andes3.4
72.Nevado Solimana60931463PeruPeruvian Andes28.1
72.Jatunhuma6093723PeruPeruvian Andes2.8
74.Volcán San Pablo6092787ChileBolivian Andes5.0
 Yerupaja Chico6089339PeruPeruvian Andes1.6
75.Huayna Potosí60881198BoliviaBolivian Andes43.4
76.Pabellón60801090ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes10.7
76.Cerro Colorados60801010Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama7.3
78.Nevado del Plomo60701550Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes39.5
78.Cerro Baboso6070600ArgentinaPuna de Atacama10.0
80.Cerro Vicuñas6067727ChilePuna de Atacama6.4
81.Volcán Guallatiri60631433ChileBolivian Andes29.0
82.Nevado El Fraile6061836Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama8.4
83.Nevado Chachani60571963PeruPeruvian Andes55.7
84.Cerro Copiapó60521701ChilePuna de Atacama31.9
84.Cerro Acotango6052862Bolivia/ChileBolivian Andes6.3
86.Volcán Socompa60512015Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama28.3
 Cerro de Ciénaga6050380ArgentinaPuna de Atacama7.3
87.Yayamari6049719PeruPeruvian Andes11.8
88.Pili60461608ChilePuna de Atacama110.5
88.Nevado Pucajirca6046856PeruPeruvian Andes13.3
90.Chaupi Orco60441537Bolivia/PeruBolivian Andes148.1
91.Palpana60401947ChileBolivian Andes36.5
 Pucajirca Oeste6039364PeruPeruvian Andes2.5
92.Quitaraju6036786PeruPeruvian Andes5.1
93.Uturuncu60301410BoliviaBolivian Andes122.2
94.Peña Blanca6030455ChilePuna de Atacama6.3
 Tres Cruces Norte6030389ChilePuna de Atacama4.1
95.Salin60291479Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama14.2
96.Volcán del Viento6028478ArgentinaPuna de Atacama7.2
97.Hualca Hualca6025695PeruPeruvian Andes11.3
 Pico Piuquenes6019289Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes5.5
98.Cerro de San Francisco60181116Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama13.1
 Rasac6017277PeruPeruvian Andes1.6
 Pucajirca Central6014339PeruPeruvian Andes1.2
99.Cerro Laguna Blanca60121778ArgentinaPuna de Atacama127.4
 Callangate Norte6000330PeruPeruvian Andes2.3

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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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