Caraz (also called Caraz de Santa Cruz) is a mountain sub-system in Peru with an elevation of 6025 metres. Caraz 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 Caraz.
Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM Void Filled (5882m), TanDEM-X(5890m), , Caraz is about 6025 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3253 meters so its prominence is 2772 meters. Caraz is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 46.01%.
|Name||Caraz / Caraz de Santa Cruz|
|Key Col Alt||3253|
|Parent Peak||Chacraraju -8.99376,-77.6149|
|Dominance Class||mountain sub-system|
|DEM Avg. Altitude||VOID|
|First Ascent info||Hermann Huber, Alfred Koch and Helmut Schmidt - 14/06/1955|
|First Ascent Source||BOOK: South America. Perú. Cordillera Blanca / JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) DATE: 1956|
|Peru City||Santa Cruz, Caraz|
|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|