Pirámide / Piramide de Garcilaso 5885m

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Pirámide (also called Piramide de Garcilaso) is a mountain sub-system in Peru with an elevation of 5885 metres. Pirámide 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 Huaylas and Yungay. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Peruvian cities of Caraz and Yanama.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5850m), TanDEM-X(5893m), , Pirámide is about 5885 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3253 meters so its prominence is 2632 meters. Pirámide is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 44.72%.

NamePirámide / Piramide de Garcilaso
Dominance %44.72%
Key Lat/Lon-8.97877,-77.6191
Key Col Alt3253
Parent PeakChacraraju -8.99376,-77.6149
Dominance Classmountain sub-system
DEM Avg. Altitude5850
First Ascent infoGünter Hauser, con Bernhard Kuhn and Horst Wiedmann (Germany) - 29/05/1957
First Ascent SourceBOOK: South América. Peru , Pirámide de Garcilaso and Alpamayo in the Cordillera Blanca. / JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) DATE: 1958
Peru CityCaraz, Yanama
Peru ProvinceHuaylas, Yungay
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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