Roque de los Muchachos, Spain

Prominence: 2426 m, 7959 ft

Elevation: 2426 meters, 7959 feet

True Isolation: 128.64 km, 79.93 mi
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)28° 45' 15'' N, 17° 53' 5'' W
28.75422, -17.884772 (Dec Deg)
218297 E 3184169 N, Zone 28 (UTM)
State/ProvinceIslas Canarias
County/Second Level RegionSanta Cruz de Tenerife

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     World Island High Points above 2000 meters (Rank #45)
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     Spain/Portugal Peaks with 600 m of Prominence (Rank #4)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 27
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 25)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2007-03-13 by Rob Woodall
     2014-02-22 by Ken Whyte
     2015-03-04 by Charles Everett
     2019-03-12 by Gary Neben

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Roque de los Muchachos Observatory as viewed from the summit (2015-01-19). Photo by Malek Belhadj.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 2426 m/7959 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2426 m/7959 ft
  Key Col: Atlantic Ocean    0 m/0 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 128.64 km/79.93 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 28.2758, -16.6875
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Pico Viejo  (ESE)
RangesContinent: Africa
Range2: Mid-Atlantic Islands
Range3: North Atlantic Islands
Range4: Canary Islands
Drainage BasinsAtlantic Mid-Ocean Islands
Atlantic Ocean
IslandLa Palma (Highest Point)
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Janet just below the HP (2019-03-12). Photo by Gary Neben.
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