Alpamayo is a mountain sub-system in Peru with an elevation of 5947 metres. Alpamayo is within the following mountain ranges: Peruvian Andes, Cordillera Occidental de Peru, Cordillera Blanca. Its territory is within the Peruvian protection area of Huascarán National Park. It is located at the Peruvian province of Huaylas. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Peruvian cities of Santa Cruz and Yuracmarca.
Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5852m), TanDEM-X(5755m), , Alpamayo is about 5947 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3253 meters so its prominence is 2694 meters. Alpamayo is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 45.3%.
|Key Col Alt||3253|
|Parent Peak||Aconcagua -32.6532,-70.0112|
|Dominance Class||mountain sub-system|
|DEM Avg. Altitude||5852|
|First Ascent info||Günter Hauser, Berhard Huhn, Frieder Knauss and Horst Wiedmann (Germany) - 20/06/1957|
|First Ascent Source||BOOK: Le Ande AUTHOR: Pietro Meciani DATE: 1965 PAGE: 36 / JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) South América. Peru , Pirámide de Garcilaso and Alpamayo in the Cordillera Blanca. DATE: 1958|
|Peru City||Santa Cruz, Yuracmarca|
|Peru Protection Area||Huascarán National Park|
|Mountain Range Level 1||Peruvian Andes|
|Mountain Range Level 2||Cordillera Occidental de Peru|
|Mountain Range Level 3||Cordillera Blanca|