Hualca Hualca 6025m

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Hualca Hualca is a mountain subgroup in Peru with an elevation of 6025 metres. Hualca Hualca is within the following mountain ranges: Peruvian Andes, Cordillera Occidental de Peru. It is located at the Peruvian province of Caylloma. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Peruvian cities of Cabanaconde and Maca.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM (5990m), ASTER (5977m), ALOS (6009m), SRTM filled with ASTER (5990m), TanDEM-X(6031m), , Hualca Hualca is about 6025 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 5333 meters so its prominence is 692 meters. Hualca Hualca is listed as mountain subgroup , based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 11.49%.

NameHualca Hualca
Dominance %11.49%
Key Lat/Lon-15.7573,-71.8639
Key Col Alt5333
Parent PeakAmpato -15.8197,-71.8797
Dominance Classmountain subgroup
DEM Avg. Altitude5990
First Ascent infoRichard R. Culbert (Canada) - 06/04/1966
First Ascent SourceJOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) DATE: 1968 PAGE: 202 / JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) AUTHOR: Evelio Echevarría DATE: 1971 PAGE: 379
First Ascent NotesPre columbian ascent evidence: Puma skin and coca leaves found near summit. Possibly from Incans. Some reports show Piero Ghiglione and P. Chavez reaching the summit 23-8-1950. However this was a secondary summit - Research by Guillermo Almaraz
Peru CityCabanaconde, Maca
Peru ProvinceCaylloma
Peru DepartmentArequipa
Mountain Range Level 1Peruvian Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Cordillera Occidental de Peru

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