Pucaraju (also called Tunsho or Pukarahu or Recuay) is a mountain sub-system in Peru with an elevation of 5294 metres. Pucaraju 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 Huaraz and Recuay. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Peruvian cities of Olleros and Ticapampa.
Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5294m), TanDEM-X(5245m), , Pucaraju is about 5294 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3253 meters so its prominence is 2041 meters. Pucaraju is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 38.55%.
|Name||Pucaraju / Tunsho / Pukarahu / Recuay|
|Key Col Alt||3253|
|Parent Peak||Huascaran Sur -9.12198,-77.6041|
|Dominance Class||mountain sub-system|
|DEM Avg. Altitude||5294|
|First Ascent info||Bernays and Henestroza - 23/07/1967|
|First Ascent Source||JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) DATE: 1968 PAGE: http://publications.americanalpineclub.org/articles/12196800100|
|Peru City||Olleros, Ticapampa|
|Peru Province||Huaraz, Recuay|
|Peru Protection Area||Huascarán National Park|
|Mountain Range Level 1||Peruvian Andes|
|Mountain Range Level 2||Cordillera Occidental de Peru|
|Mountain Range Level 3||Cordillera Blanca|