Alto / Alto San Juan 6148m

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Alto (also called Alto San Juan) is a mountain massif at the border of Argentina and Chile with an elevation of 6148 metres. Alto is within the following mountain ranges: Argentine Andes, Chilean Andes, Andes Centrales. Its territory is within the Argentinean protection area of Provincial Reserve for Multiple Use and Natural Recreation Manzano / Portillo de Piuquenes. It is on the border of 2 provinces: Argentinean province of Mendoza; Chilean province of Cordillera. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Argentinean city of Tunuyán; Chilean city of San José de Maipo.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM (6120m), SRTM2 (6135m), ASTER (6103m), ALOS (6124m), SRTM filled with ASTER (6135m), TanDEM-X(6154m), , Alto is about 6148 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 5242 meters so its prominence is 906 meters. Alto is listed as mountain massif, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 14.74%.

NameAlto / Alto San Juan
Dominance %14.74%
Key Lat/Lon-33.3868,-69.7848
Key Col Alt5242
Parent PeakTupungato -33.3585,-69.7698
Dominance Classmountain massif
DEM Avg. Altitude6135
DGPS Study6111 By GPS - Luis Lliboutry
IGM Chile6148
First Ascent infoWolfgang Foerster, Jorge Koester, Ludwig Krahl and Eberhard Meier (Germany) - 11/02/1944
First Ascent SourceJOURNAL: Revista Andina 73 / JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) AUTHOR: Evelio Echevarría DATE: 1963
CountryArgentina / Chile
Argentina CityTunuyán
Argentina ProvinceMendoza
Argentina Protection AreaProvincial Reserve for Multiple Use and Natural Recreation Manzano / Portillo de Piuquenes
Chile CitySan José de Maipo
Chile ProvinceCordillera
Chile RegionMetropolitana de Santiago
Mountain Range Level 1Argentine Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Chilean Andes
Mountain Range Level 3Andes Centrales

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