Huayna Picchu, Peru


Elevation: 2634 meters, 8642 feet

True Isolation: 1.72 km, 1.07 mi
Alternate Name(s)Waynapicchu; Wayna Picchu
Peak TypeFamous Peak, but not High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)13° 9' 20'' S, 72° 32' 48'' W
-13.1555879410774, -72.5467586517334 (Dec Deg)
765939 E 8544362 N, Zone 18 (UTM)

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 172
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 154)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1988-05-21 by Ben Lostracco
     1993-10 by Oliver Staley
     1999-09-13 by Winnette Butler
     1999-11-15 by Queren Spaltz
     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 Seán Caulfield (GPS Track)
     2016-08-21 by Cynthia Chan
     2016-09-12 by Rob Hiemstra
     2017-05-10 by Kent McFeely

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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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   Distance: 1.72 km/1.07 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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