Chinchey / Rurichinchay / Rurichichay 6309m

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Chinchey (also called Rurichinchay or Rurichichay) is a mountain sub-system in Peru with an elevation of 6309 metres. Chinchey 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 on the border of 3 provinces: Peruvian provinces of Huaraz and Carhuaz and Huari. Its slopes are within 3 cities: Peruvian cities of Independencia and San Miguel De Aco and Huari.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM2 (6268m), SRTM Void Filled (6195m), SRTM filled with ASTER (6268m), TanDEM-X(5961m), , Chinchey is about 6309 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3253 meters so its prominence is 3056 meters. Chinchey is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 48.44%.

NameChinchey / Rurichinchay / Rurichichay
Dominance %48.44%
Key Lat/Lon-9.46586,-77.3152
Key Col Alt3253
Parent PeakHuantsan / Tunsho -9.51499,-77.311
Dominance Classmountain sub-system
DEM Avg. Altitude6268
First Ascent infoWalther Brecht and Hans Schweizer (Germany) - 02/08/1939
First Ascent SourceBOOK: Deutsch-Österreichische Alpenvereins expeditionen in den Peruanischen Anden / JOURNAL: Montañas / JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) DATE: 1941 PAGE: 157
Peru CityIndependencia, San Miguel De Aco, Huari
Peru ProvinceHuaraz, Carhuaz, Huari
Peru DepartmentAncash
Peru Protection AreaHuascarán National Park
Mountain Range Level 1Peruvian Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Cordillera Occidental de Peru
Mountain Range Level 3Cordillera Blanca

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