Huayna Picchu, Peru

Prominence: 313 m, 1027 ft

Elevation: 2693 meters, 8835 feet

True Isolation: 2.27 km, 1.41 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Spelling Variant: Waynapicchu
Spelling Variant: Wayna Picchu
Peak TypeFamous Peak, but not High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)13° 9' 19'' S, 72° 32' 44'' W
-13.155262, -72.545458 (Dec Deg)
766081 E 8544397 N, Zone 18 (UTM)

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 228
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 208)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1988-05-21 by Ben Lostracco
     1993-11-09 by Oliver Staley
     1999-09-13 by Winnette Butler
     1999-11-15 by Jamie Sav
     2002-08-16 by Pablo Delvalle
     2005-06-22 by Brian Webb
     2005-07-02 by John Anholm
     2008-07-12 by MB Hansen
     2010-07-02 by Jamie Bretz
     2011-03-09 by Matthias Ihl
     2011-07-05 by Nick Knowles
     2013-06-02 by David Edgar
     2014-05-12 by Sharon Kirk
     2014-05-18 by Sandy Vandeputte
     2016-01-13 by Sean Caulfield (GPS Track)
     2016-03-20 by Stephanie Ouellette
     2016-08-21 by Cynthia Chan
     2016-09-12 by Rob Hiemstra
     2017-05-10 by Kent McFeely
     2022-04-22 by Pearl Zhu

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Huayna Picchu is one of the most photographed mountain in the Andes, looming over the world-famous ruins of the city of Maccu Picchu in Peru. A steep trail climbs this peak from the city, and the top has incredible views down to the gorge of the Urubamba River, 600 m/2000 ft below on three sides.

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The pointed form of Huayna Picchu looms over the world-famous view of Maccu Picchu in Peru (2008-03-29). Photo by Paul Mines.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 313 m/1027 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 323 m/1059 ft
  Key Col: 2380 m/7808 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.27 km/1.41 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: -13.1708, -72.5433
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Cerro Machu Picchu  (SSE)
RangesContinent: South America
Range2: Andes
Range3: Peruvian Andes
Range4: Cordillera Oriental (Peru)
Range5: Cordillera Vilcabamba
Drainage BasinsAmazon
Atlantic Ocean
Data SourceShuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data
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Other Photos

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Summit view, looking down on Machu Picchu archaeological site (2003-05-23). Photo by Dan Moore.
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