Pircas 5244m

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Pircas is a minor main-peak in Argentina with an elevation of 5244 metres. Pircas is within the following mountain ranges: Argentine Andes, Andes Centrales, Cordón de las Delicias. Its territory is within the Argentinean protection area of Provincial Reserve for Multiple Use and Natural Recreation Manzano / Portillo de Piuquenes. It is located at the Argentinean province of Mendoza. Its slopes are at the Argentinean city of Tunuyán.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5244m), TanDEM-X(5278m), , Pircas is about 5244 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 5035 meters so its prominence is 209 meters. Pircas is listed as minor main-peak, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 3.99%.

Dominance %3.99%
Key Lat/Lon-33.6224,-69.6074
Key Col Alt5035
Parent PeakTupungato -33.3585,-69.7698
Dominance Classminor main-peak
DEM Avg. Altitude5244
First Ascent infoManuel Rodríguz (Argentina) - 01/02/1951
First Ascent SourceBOOK: Club Andinista Mendoza Tomo I AUTHOR: Alfredo Magnani DATE: 2011 PAGE: 142 / BOOK: Historia del montañismo argentino AUTHOR: Jorge González DATE: 2011 PAGE: 81
Argentina CityTunuyán
Argentina ProvinceMendoza
Argentina Protection AreaProvincial Reserve for Multiple Use and Natural Recreation Manzano / Portillo de Piuquenes
Mountain Range Level 1Argentine Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Andes Centrales
Mountain Range Level 3Cordón de las Delicias

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