Ritacuba Blanco 5341m

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Ritacuba Blanco is a mountain sub-system in Colombia with an elevation of 5341 metres. Ritacuba Blanco is within the following mountain ranges: Colombian Andes, Sierra Nevada del Cocuy. It is the highest of Sierra Nevada del Cocuy. Its territory is within the Colombian protection area of Chingaza National Park. It is located at the Colombian province of Boyaca. Its slopes are at the Colombian city of Guican.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5341m), TanDEM-X(5356m), , Ritacuba Blanco is about 5341 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3253 meters so its prominence is 2088 meters. Ritacuba Blanco is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 39.09%.

NameRitacuba Blanco
Dominance %39.09%
Key Lat/Lon1.62823,-75.9804
Key Col Alt3253
Parent PeakChimborazo -1.46919,-78.8172
Dominance Classmountain sub-system
DEM Avg. Altitude5341
TitleHighest of Sierra Nevada del Cocuy
First Ascent infoAugust Gansser (Italy) and Georges Cuenet (Switzerland) - 01/01/1942
First Ascent SourceBOOK: Le Ande AUTHOR: Mario Fantin DATE: 1979 PAGE: 67 / BOOK: Mountaineering in the Andes AUTHOR: Jill Neate DATE: 1985 PAGE: 95
Colombia CityGuican
Colombia ProvinceBoyaca
Colombia Protection AreaChingaza National Park
Mountain Range Level 1Colombian Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Sierra Nevada del Cocuy

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