Altar 5300m

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El Altar is a mountain sub-system in Ecuador with an elevation of 5300 metres. El Altar is within the following mountain ranges: Ecuadorian Andes. Its territory is within the Ecuatorian protection area of Sangay National Park. It is on the border of 2 provinces: Ecuatorian provinces of Riobamba and Pablo Sexto. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Ecuatorian cities of Pablo Sexto and Quimiag.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5300m), TanDEM-X(5217m), , El Altar is about 5300 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3247 meters so its prominence is 2053 meters. El Altar is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 38.74%.

NameEl Altar
Dominance %38.74%
Key Lat/Lon-2.06286,-78.7415
Key Col Alt3247
Parent PeakChimborazo -1.46919,-78.8172
Dominance Classmountain sub-system
DEM Avg. Altitude5300
First Ascent infoMarino Tremonti, Ferdinando Gaspard and Claudio Zardini (Italy) - 07/07/1963
First Ascent SourceBOOK: Ande Ecuatoriane Prima Ascencione dell Altar AUTHOR: Sezione di Udine del CAI DATE: 1963 PAGE: 43 / BOOK: Mountaineering Literature AUTHOR: Jill Neate PAGE: Ecuador
Ecuador CityPablo Sexto, Quimiag
Ecuador ProvinceRiobamba, Pablo Sexto
Ecuador DepartmentMorona Santiago, Chimborazo
Ecuador Protection AreaSangay National Park
Mountain Range Level 1Ecuadorian Andes

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