Huantsan / Tunsho 6369m

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Huantsan (also called Tunsho) is a mountain sub-system in Peru with an elevation of 6369 metres. Huantsan 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 2 provinces: Peruvian provinces of Huaraz and Huari. Its slopes are within 3 cities: Peruvian cities of Huaraz and Huantar and Chavin De Huantar.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM2 (6350m), SRTM Void Filled (6270m), SRTM filled with ASTER (6350m), TanDEM-X(6137m), , Huantsan is about 6369 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3253 meters so its prominence is 3116 meters. Huantsan is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 48.92%.

NameHuantsan / Tunsho
Dominance %48.92%
Key Lat/Lon-9.28851,-77.3901
Key Col Alt3253
Parent PeakHuascaran Sur -9.12198,-77.6041
Dominance Classmountain sub-system
DEM Avg. Altitude6350
First Ascent infoLionel Terray, Cees Egeler, Tom De Booy (France) - 07/07/1952
First Ascent SourceBOOK: Deutsch-Österreichische Alpenvereins expeditionen in den Peruanischen Anden / JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) DATE: 1941 PAGE: 157
Peru CityHuaraz, Huantar, Chavin De Huantar
Peru ProvinceHuaraz, 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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