Misti 5822m

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Misti is a mountain massif in Peru with an elevation of 5822 metres. Misti is within the following mountain ranges: Peruvian Andes, Cordillera Occidental de Peru, Andean Volcaninc Belt (Central Part). Its territory is within the Peruvian protection area of Salinas y Aguada Blanca National Reserve. It is located at the Peruvian province of Arequipa. Its slopes are within 5 cities: Peruvian cities of Miraflores and Chiguata and Alto Selva Alegre and Cayma and San Juan De Tarucani.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM (5808m), SRTM filled with ASTER (5803m), TanDEM-X(5848m), , Misti is about 5822 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 4761 meters so its prominence is 1061 meters. Misti is listed as mountain massif, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 18.22%.

Dominance %18.22%
Key Lat/Lon-16.3043,-71.3601
Key Col Alt4761
Parent PeakHuascaran Sur -9.12198,-77.6041
Dominance Classmountain massif
DEM Avg. Altitude5803
First Ascent infoAlvaro Melendez (Perú) - 01/04/1677
First Ascent SourceBOOK: Yuraq Janka: A Guide to the Peruvian Andes AUTHOR: John F. Ricker PAGE: 4 / BOOK: Los Santuarios Indigenas AUTHOR: Antonio Beorchia Nigris DATE: 1985 PAGE: 139
First Ascent NotesAlvaro Melendez, priest parish priest of Chiguata rose in Lent in 1677 to place a cross on the summit and celebrate mass. Pre columbian ascent evidence: walls, firewood
Peru CityMiraflores, Chiguata, Alto Selva Alegre, Cayma, San Juan De Tarucani
Peru ProvinceArequipa
Peru DepartmentArequipa
Peru Protection AreaSalinas y Aguada Blanca National Reserve
Mountain Range Level 1Peruvian Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Cordillera Occidental de Peru
Mountain Range Level 3Andean Volcaninc Belt (Central Part)

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