Contrahierbas / Cajavilca / Ruricocha / Yanaraju 5954m

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Contrahierbas (also called Cajavilca or Ruricocha or Yanaraju) is a mountain sub-system in Peru with an elevation of 5954 metres. Contrahierbas 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 Yungay and Asuncion and Carhuaz. Its slopes are within 4 cities: Peruvian cities of Yanama and Acochaca and Shilla and Chacas.Although shown as 6000 metre, satellite data doesn't shows to be below 6000. The height of the nearest key col is 3253 meters so its prominence is 2701 meters. Contrahierbas  is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 45.36%.

NameContrahierbas / Cajavilca / Ruricocha / Yanaraju
Dominance %45.36%
Key Lat/Lon-9.13114,-77.5108
Key Col Alt3253
Parent PeakHualcan / Rajopaquinan -9.20275,-77.5191
Dominance Classmountain sub-system
DEM Avg. AltitudeVOID
First Ascent infoHans Schweizer, Karl Schmid, Siegfried Rohrer (Germany) - 28/05/1939
First Ascent SourceBOOK: South America. Los Andes AUTHOR: KKH / JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) DATE: 1940
Peru CityYanama, Acochaca, Shilla, Chacas
Peru ProvinceYungay, Asuncion, Carhuaz
Peru DepartmentAncash
Peru Protection AreaHuascarán National Park
Mountain Range Level 1Peruvian Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Cordillera Occidental de Peru
Mountain Range Level 3Cordillera Blanca
Reason for alt adjustmentAlthough shown as 6000 metre, satellite data doesn't shows to be below 6000

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