Pico Ruivo, Portugal

Prominence: 1862 m, 6109 ft

Elevation: 1862 meters, 6109 feet

True Isolation: 449.82 km, 279.51 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)32° 45' 32'' N, 16° 56' 35'' W
32.759009, -16.94305 (Dec Deg)
317982 E 3626242 N, Zone 28 (UTM)
State/ProvinceMadeira (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Pico Ruivo:
     World Peaks with 300 km of Isolation (Rank #264)
     Ultras of the Atlantic/Arctic/Indian Oceans (Rank #16)
     Africa Island High Points above 1000 meters (Rank #14)
     Africa Peaks with 300 km of Isolation (Rank #48)
     Portugal District/Region High Points (Rank #4)
     Spain/Portugal Peaks with 600 m of Prominence (Rank #8)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 65
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 61)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2000-12-29 by Caj Svensson
     2009-12-07 by Rob Woodall
     2013-02-17 by Rod Munro
     2017-03-02 by Stephen Glennon (GPS Track)
     2018-04-18 by Martin Richardson
     2018-04-18 by Susan Mackenzie
     2018-12-09 by Josef Nuernberger
     2019-03-17 by Mark Trengove
     2019-10-23 by Barry Moore
     2020-02-03 by Fiona Clark

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The view from the summit of Pico Ruivo, looking northeastwards, with the high mountain refuge close by (2013-02-17). Photo by Rod Munro.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 1862 m/6109 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1862 m/6109 ft
  Key Col: Atlantic Ocean    0 m/0 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 449.82 km/279.51 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 28.7775, -17.8475
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Roque de los Muchachos  (SSW)
RangesContinent: Africa
Range2: Mid-Atlantic Islands
Range3: North Atlantic Islands
Range4: Madeira (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsAtlantic Mid-Ocean Islands
Atlantic Ocean
IslandMadeira (Highest Point)
Data SourceShuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data
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On the summit (2019-03-17). Photo by Mark Trengove.
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