Huascarán, or Nevado Huascarán is a mountain in the Peruvian province of Yungay, situated in the Cordillera Blanca range of the western Andes. The highest southern summit of Huascarán (Huascarán Sur) is the highest point in Peru, the northern part of Andes (north of Lake Titicaca) and in all of the Earth's Tropics. Huascarán is the fourth highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere with an elevation of 6,768m (22,205ft), after Aconcagua, Ojos del Salado, and Monte Pissis.

 

Location: Cordillera Blanca, Western Andes, Peru
Altitude: 6,768m / 22,204ft
Date Summited: August 2007
Guiding Company: n/a
Guides: Richard Hidalgo
Climbing Partners: Jeff Strite, Peter Ford

A very Cloudy Huascaran Summit

Huascaran’s Summit in the Clouds