Volcán Chimborazo, Ecuador

Prominence: 4122 m, 13524 ft

Elevation: 6267 meters, 20,561 feet

True Isolation: 845.69 km, 525.49 mi
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)1° 28' 1'' S, 78° 49' 3'' W
-1.467064, -78.817499 (Dec Deg)
742838 E 9837727 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryEcuador (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceChimborazo (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Volcán Chimborazo:
     World Peaks with 4000 meters of Prominence (Rank #17)
     World Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #17)
     World Top 100 by Prominence (Rank #17)
     UN Member State High Points (Rank #14)
     World Peaks with 300 km of Isolation (Rank #112)
     World Country High Points (Rank #14)
     South America UN Member High Points (Rank #5)
     Country High Points of the Americas (Rank #5)
     South America Country High Points (Rank #5)
     Ultras of Ecuador and Peru (Rank #1)
     Ecuador Province High Points (Rank #1)
     South America Range3 High Points (Rank #5)
     South America Peaks with 200 km of Isolation (Rank #10)
     Andes 6000-meter Peaks (Rank #37)
     Ultras of South America (Rank #3)
     Peaks on National Flags (Rank #1)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       The Andes: A Guide for Climbers (Biggar)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 153
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 143)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1996-11-01 by Bruce Felix
     2008-01-29 by Christian Rodriguez
     2008-01-29 by Christian Rodriguez
     2008-12-17 by Petter Bjørstad
     2008-12-17 by Adam Helman (Unsuccessful)
     2008-12-17 by Rob Woodall
     2011-02-23 by Dennis Uhlir
     2011-06-28 by Lyngve Skrede
     2013-08-15 by Rick Peterson
     2014-01-09 by Donovan Lynch (Unsuccessful)
     2015-02-25 by Jens Midthun
     2015-12-18 by Rakesh . (Unsuccessful)
     2016-01-11 by Tyler Smallwood
     2016-03-09 by Sean Caulfield (Unsuccessful)
     2016-12-28 by Harvest Mondello
     2017-06-11 by Samuel Saidel Goley (Unsuccessful)
     2017-07-02 by Daniel O'Conor (GPS Track)
     2017-08-03 by Alain C
     2017-11-12 by Nicholas Daniel (Unsuccessful)
     2018-02-04 by Adam Lievers (Unsuccessful)
     2018-11-09 by Alex Lennon (Unsuccessful)
     2019-06-28 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2019-11-03 by Peter Stone (Unsuccessful)
     2019-12-27 by Eric Gilbertson
     2020-01-26 by Nick Goumas (Unsuccessful)
     2021-03-05 by Travis Greiman (Unsuccessful)
     2021-10-08 by Rafal Leszko
     2021-11-19 by Jason Fidorra (Unsuccessful)
     2022-01-23 by Dustin Wittmier (GPS Track)
     2022-01-23 by Jason Potkay
     2022-01-25 by Craig Lawson
     2022-05-28 by Travis Greiman

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Volcán Chimborazo as seen from the summit of Cotopaxi (2018-11-06). Photo by Alex Lennon.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 4122 m/13,524 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 4122 m/13,524 ft
  Line Parent: Nevado Huandoy
  Key Col: 2145 m/7037 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 845.69 km/525.49 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: -9.0267, -77.6633
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Nevado Huandoy  (S)
RangesContinent: South America
Range2: Andes
Range3: Ecuador Andes (Highest Point)
Range4: Cordillera Occidental (Ecuador) (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsAmazon
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Reserva de fauna Chimborazo (Highest Point)
First AscentJanuary 04, 1880
    Carrel, Jean
    Carrel, Louis
    Whymper, Edward (United Kingdom)
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
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