Pucaraju / Tunsho / Pukarahu / Recuay 5294m

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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%.

NamePucaraju / Tunsho / Pukarahu / Recuay
Dominance %38.55%
Key Lat/Lon-9.60824,-77.286
Key Col Alt3253
Parent PeakHuascaran Sur -9.12198,-77.6041
Dominance Classmountain sub-system
DEM Avg. Altitude5294
First Ascent infoBernays and Henestroza - 23/07/1967
First Ascent SourceJOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) DATE: 1968 PAGE: http://publications.americanalpineclub.org/articles/12196800100
Peru CityOlleros, Ticapampa
Peru ProvinceHuaraz, Recuay
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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