Quitaraju is a mountain sub-system in Peru with an elevation of 6036 metres. Quitaraju 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 located at the Peruvian province of Huaylas. Its slopes are at the Peruvian city of Santa Cruz.
Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM2 (6010m), SRTM Void Filled (6000m), SRTM filled with ASTER (6010m), TanDEM-X(5961m), and also a handheld GPS survey by Maximo Kausch on 08/2005 (no data meters), Quitaraju is about 6036 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3253 meters so its prominence is 2783 meters. Quitaraju is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 46.11%.
|Key Col Alt||3253|
|Parent Peak||Santa Cruz / Pucaraju -8.89384,-77.709|
|Dominance Class||mountain sub-system|
|DEM Avg. Altitude||6010|
|Maximo Kausch data||no data|
|First Ascent info||Arnold Awerzger and Erwin Schneider (Austria) - 17/06/1936|
|First Ascent Source||BOOK: Deutsch-Österreichische Alpenvereins expeditionen in den Peruanischen Anden|
|Peru City||Santa Cruz|
|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|