Olivares is a mountain subrange at the border of Argentina and Chile with an elevation of 6230 metres. Olivares is within the following mountain ranges: Chilean Andes, Andes Centrales, Cordillera de Olivares. It is on the border of 2 provinces: Argentinean province of San Juan; Chilean province of Elqui. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Argentinean city of Calingasta; Chilean city of Vicuña.
Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM (6214m), ASTER (6187m), ALOS (6219m), SRTM filled with ASTER (6214m), TanDEM-X(6242m), and also a handheld GPS survey by Maximo Kausch on 11/2012 (6220 meters), Olivares is about 6230 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 4913 meters so its prominence is 1317 meters. Olivares is listed as mountain subrange, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 21.14%.
|Key Col Alt||4913|
|Parent Peak||Majadita -30.4201,-69.7806|
|Dominance Class||mountain subrange|
|DEM Avg. Altitude||6214|
|Maximo Kausch data||6220|
|First Ascent info||Claudio Canut de Bon, Pedro Diaz, Sergio Gomez, Golleguillas M. Rojas A. (Chile) - 06/01/1971|
|First Ascent Source||JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) DATE: 1973|
|First Ascent Notes||Evidence of first ascent found at summit log book. Although some claim a 1964 first ascent, it was to a lower summit - Research by Guillermo Almaraz|
|Country||Argentina / Chile|
|Argentina Province||San Juan|
|Mountain Range Level 1||Chilean Andes|
|Mountain Range Level 2||Andes Centrales|
|Mountain Range Level 3||Cordillera de Olivares|