Nevado de Huila

Elevation (feet): 18,865
Elevation (meters): 5,750
Continent: South America
Country: Colombia
Range/Region: Colombian Andes
Latitude: 3
Longitude: -76
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Mar, Dec
Volcanic status: Dormant
Year first climbed: 1944
First successful climber(s): E. Kraus and party
Nearest major airport: Cali, Colombia
Convenient Center: Belalcazar, Colombia (small town, also known as Paez)

Nevado de Huila is the highest peak of Colombia's Central Cordillera. It is located at the cordillera's south end, in Southwestern Colombia. It is an ice-capped summit ridge, with several prominent peaks.