Cerro Tunari

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Photo of Cerro Tunari
Photo uploaded by felipe quispe

Cerro Tunari is the peak overlooking the city of Cochabamba. Climbing the mountain from the north side is rather simple. I climbed from the north side though. What the mountain looks like from southeast you can see at the site: http://amesp02.tamu.edu/~reyes/fotos/foto_3.jpg.

Elevation (feet): 17,060
Elevation (meters): 5,200
Continent: South America
Country: Bolivia
Range/Region: Bolivian Andes
Latitude: -17.285438
Longitude: -66.392291
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Apr, May, Jun
Convenient Center: Cochabamba

Thanks to Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Trip Reports

There are 13 trip reports for Cerro Tunari.

  • Log #10917 - by Marcos Ala Mamani on Aug 11, 20043.00 stars
    To previous writer, Davor A. Pavisic, I am afraid you are wrong about the altitude of the mountain. Its actual altitude is 5220 mts. At least according to the annual NASA reports based on satellite...
  • Log #10918 - by Davor A. Pavisic on Aug 12, 20043.00 stars
    the altitude in this page is incorrect. The correct altitude of pico Tunari is 5088 m. This data is taken from the IGM chart.
  • Log #10919 - by Rory O'Neill on Mar 31, 20043.00 stars
    Hi all. Cerro Tunari was a great experience, even though we suffered from bad weather during our second climb. My friend Nick fell and badly injured his foot, luckily it happened on our way down....
  • Log #10921 - by Alejandro Haas on Jan 12, 20043.00 stars
    Sub la montaƱa solo del lado sur. Fantastico! No se olviden llevar una bolsa de coca para mal de altura. A.H.
  • Log #10922 - by Lars Leberke on Apr 07, 20033.00 stars
    I do work in Santa Cruz, Bolivia as a teacher, so and that's why in my holidays I will return to Cochabamba. Bolivia, where my wife and daughter are born and we own an appartement in a nice...
  • Log #10923 - by Giovanni Cazale on Nov 14, 20023.00 stars
    We had a great experience on the mountain. Nice to read other comments from other people as well. We climb it from the south side, (from Cochabamba and Quillacollo side), and last part before the top...
  • Log #10924 - by Pat McNamara on May 27, 20023.00 stars
    Love Cerro Tunari! Had a great time climbing the mountain. Started off at Quillacollo by foot and spent ten days on the mountain. Don't forget to buy coca leaves before you go. They ease the...
  • Log #10926 - by James Bentley on May 30, 20013.00 stars
    I love exploring up on Tunari with my brother and friends. Weve climbed it from the road and from the southside, starting at Pairumani. Its a lot of fun to climb from the southside. You eventually...
  • Log #10928 - by Stanislav Wizcynski on Oct 27, 19993.00 stars
    Started off by foot from Quillacollo. It was a long walk before I reached the mountain. Next time I'll go with one of the lorries on the road towards the Cerro. Climbing the mountain though is great.
  • Log #10929 - by Enrique Calvi on Sep 29, 19993.00 stars
    Is nice mountain to climbe. Fantastic experience to reach summit and see Cochabamba Valley stretch out far benaeth. Maybe not the hardest mountain I climbed, but very nice indeed, with lots of...
  • Log #10930 - by Marcel Duchamps on Aug 14, 19993.00 stars
    Cerro Tunari is a wonderful challenge! To climb it from the south side was a wonderful experience and a considerable adventure. Reaching the top made me and my fellow climbers realise that it was all...
  • Log #20502 - by Ben Stillson on Nov 25, 20063.00 stars
    tunari's great though it took my best friend in 1986. doesn't look that hard but offers a great challenge. beware. don't miss the lakes in front of its north face beautiful benny
  • Log #22126 - by bmueller on Jan 23, 20113.71 stars
    Possible starting points for the ascent on its south face: The Cerro Tunari (or Pico Tunari) with 5.035 mts. is Central Bolivias highest peak located in the Tunari National Park and towering above...