Volcán Pichincha, Ecuador

Prominence: 1642 m, 5388 ft

Elevation: 4784 meters, 15,696 feet

Approx. Isolation: 47.59 km, 29.57 mi
Alternate Name(s)Cerro Guagua Pichincha
Highest SummitGuaga
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)0° 10' 28'' S; 78° 36' 2'' W
-0.174537, -78.600658 (Dec Deg)
767064E 9980691N Zone 17 (UTM)

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     1500-meter Prominence Peak with Ascents (Rank #82)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1983-06-15 by Mike Nielson (Unsuccessful)
     2008-01-24 by Christian Rodriguez
     2008-12-09 by Petter Bjørstad
     2008-12-09 by Adam Helman
     2008-12-09 by Rob Woodall
     2011-04-03 by Arne Schussler (GPS Track)
     2011-06-19 by Lyngve Skrede
     2012-11-25 by Andrej Gerber
     2013-03-19 by Stephen Hulse
     2013-09-21 by Gustav Sexauer

View ascents of peak by registered members (41 total)

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Guagua Pichincha as seen from Rucu Pichincha (2013-06-16). Photo by Paul Brossier.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 1642 m/5388 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1642 m/5388 ft
  Key Col: 3142 m/10,308 ft
Isolation47.59 km/29.57 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Sincholagua  (SSE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: South America
Range2: Andes
Range3: Ecuador Andes
Range4: Cordillera Occidental (Ecuador)
Drainage BasinsMinor Streams of Western South America
Pacific Ocean
First Ascent1802
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Other Photos

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On the crater rim, approaching Guagua Pichincha's true summit (right) (2013-06-15). Photo by Habakuk Tibatong.
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