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Ritacuba Blanco, Colombia


Prominence: 3645 m, 11958 ft

Elevation: 5410 meters, 17,749 feet


Approx. Isolation: 500.58 km, 311.05 mi
Alternate Name(s)Alto Ritacuba
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)6° 29' 40'' N; 72° 17' 47'' W
6.494583, -72.296517 (Dec Deg)
799021E 718676N Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryColombia
State/ProvinceBoyac√° (Highest Point)
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Lists that contain Ritacuba Blanco:
     Colombia Department High Points (Rank #3)
     World Drainage Basin High Points over 5000 m high (Rank #33)
     World Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #46)
     World Top 100 by Prominence (Rank #46)
     Largest-Area Drainage Basin High Points (Rank #9)
     South America Range3 High Points (Rank #7)
     1500-meter Prominence Peak with Ascents (Rank #146)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2012-05-18 by Hannah Wilner
     2013-12-08 by Franklin Bradshaw
     2014-01-14 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2014-01-14 by Adam Helman
     2014-03-01 by GINNETH ORJUELA

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Approaching the summit on Ritacuba Blanco, Colombia (2009-02-06). Photo by Ken Jones.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3645 m/11,958 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 3645 m/11,958 ft
  Key Col: 1765 m/5791 ft
Isolation500.58 km/311.05 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    La Reina  (NNW)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: South America
Range2: Andes
Range3: Colombian Andes (Highest Point)
Range4: Cordillera Oriental (Colombia) (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsOrinoco (HP)
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Parque nacional El Cocuy (Highest Point)
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Playitas Camp below Ritacuba Blanco, Colombia (2009-02-07). Photo by Ken Jones.
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The begnning of the trail to Ritacuba Blanco in a Colombian national park (2009-02-08). Photo by Ken Jones.
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Ritacuba Negro is the tooth behind Ritacuba Blanco, from above El Cocuy (2009-02-03). Photo by Ken Jones.
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