Elevation (feet): 19,816
Elevation (meters): 6,040
Continent: South America
Country: Peru
Range/Region: Peruvian Andes
Latitude: -8.89847
Longitude: -77.665272
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug
Year first climbed: July 11. 1964
First successful climber(s): E. Cotter, D.McKay, M.Nelson
Nearest major airport: Lima
Convenient Center: Huaraz

Thanks to kumsh for adding this peak.

Approach: hike from Cashapampa, climb to Alpamayo-Quitaraju col and camp on the glacier between Alpamayo and Quitaraju.

Thanks to kumsh for this description.


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Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

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  • Log #21814 - by peter lyssy on Nov 13, 2009
    My wife and I went up in a group of German alpine Club.