Huayna Potosí, Bolivia

Prominence: 1188 m, 3898 ft

Elevation: 6088 meters, 19,974 feet

True Isolation: 43.35 km, 26.93 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)16° 15' 44'' S, 68° 9' 14'' W
-16.262355, -68.1539 (Dec Deg)
590409 E 8201857 N, Zone 19 (UTM)
State/ProvinceLa Paz

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Lists that contain Huayna Potosí:
     Andes 6000-meter Peaks (Rank #74)

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

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 100
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 93)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1988-07-19 by Tom Lopez
     1993-05-02 by David Sanger (Unsuccessful)
     2005-05-12 by Sjoerd Antonise
     2008-12-04 by Sebastien Gerard
     2011-08-01 by Lyngve Skrede
     2015-12-13 by Sean Caulfield (GPS Track)
     2016-11-16 by Kelly Coons
     2017-06-11 by Justin Wright (Unsuccessful)
     2018-04-15 by Matt Lemke
     2019-08-26 by Cole Schenewerk
     2022-05-15 by Anthony Marra (GPS Track)
     2022-07-02 by Keegan Siebenaler (GPS Track)

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Huayna Potosí as seen from the high plains north of La Paz (2013-07-30). Photo by Habakuk Tibatong.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1188 m/3898 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1208 m/3963 ft
  Line Parent: Nevado de Chiaraco
  Key Col: 4900 m/16,076 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 43.35 km/26.93 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: -15.9608, -68.4125
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Nevado de Chiaraco  (NW)
RangesContinent: South America
Range2: Andes
Range3: Bolivian Andes
Range4: Cordillera Oriental (Bolivia)
Range5: Cordillera Real
Drainage Basins
Lake Titicaca
Internal Drainage-S.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage

Atlantic Ocean
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
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