Huayna Potosi 6088m

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Huayna Potosi is a mountain subrange in Bolivia with an elevation of 6088 metres. Huayna Potosi is within the following mountain ranges: Bolivian Andes, Cordillera Oriental de Bolivia, Cordillera Real. Its territory is within the Bolivian protection area of Tuni Condoriri National Park. It is on the border of 2 provinces: Bolivian provinces of Los Andes and Murillo. Its slopes are within 3 cities: Bolivian cities of Nuestra Señora de La Paz and Pucarani and El Alto.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM (6058m), SRTM2 (6071m), ASTER (6055m), ALOS (6065m), SRTM filled with ASTER (6071m), TanDEM-X(6014m), and also a handheld GPS survey by Maximo Kausch on 07/2013 (6104 meters), Huayna Potosi is about 6088 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 4736 meters so its prominence is 1352 meters. Huayna Potosi is listed as mountain subrange, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 22.21%.

NameHuayna Potosi
Dominance %22.21%
Key Lat/Lon-16.2152,-68.2127
Key Col Alt4736
Parent PeakAncohuma / Jankhouma -15.8539,-68.5408
Dominance Classmountain subrange
DEM Avg. Altitude6071
Maximo Kausch data6104
IGM Chile6088
First Ascent infoRudolf Dienst and O. Lohse (Germany) - 01/05/1919
First Ascent SourceBOOK: “Caca-Aca”. Die Alpen R 2, Bern AUTHOR: Dienst Rudolf DATE: 1926 PAGE: 121-127 / BOOK: Der 'Caca-Aca oder Huayna Potosi' Der Alpenfreund R6 zesz 19, München AUTHOR: Dienst Rudolf DATE: 1925 / JOURNAL: Taternik XXIII DATE: 1938-1939 PAGE: Zezyt 2(116), pagE 42
First Ascent NotesMany sources show Shulze instead Lohse, but the primary source is very clear about it - Research by Guillermo Almaraz
Bolivia CityNuestra Señora de La Paz, Pucarani, El Alto
Bolivia ProvinceLos Andes, Murillo
Bolivia DepartmentLa Paz
Mountain Range Level 1Bolivian Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Cordillera Oriental de Bolivia
Mountain Range Level 3Cordillera Real

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