Ruiz is a mountain sub-system in Colombia with an elevation of 5283 metres. Ruiz is within the following mountain ranges: Colombian Andes, Andean Volcanic Belt (Northern Part), Central andes of Colombia. Its territory is within the Colombian protection area of Los Nevados National Park. It is located at the Colombian province of Tolima. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Colombian cities of Casabianca and Villahermosa.
Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5283m), TanDEM-X(5306m), , Ruiz is about 5283 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3253 meters so its prominence is 2030 meters. Ruiz is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 38.43%.
|Key Col Alt||3253|
|Parent Peak||Huila 2.92381,-76.0296|
|Dominance Class||mountain sub-system|
|DEM Avg. Altitude||5283|
|First Ascent info||August Gansser (Italy) and Georges Cuenet (Switzerland) - 01/01/1936|
|First Ascent Source||BOOK: Le Ande AUTHOR: Mario Fantin DATE: 1979 PAGE: 69 / BOOK: Mountaineering in the Andes AUTHOR: Jill Neate DATE: 95 PAGE: 1994|
|First Ascent Notes||There is a controversial summit in 1929. The first documented ascent is on 1/1936|
|Colombia City||Casabianca, Villahermosa|
|Colombia Protection Area||Los Nevados National Park|
|Mountain Range Level 1||Colombian Andes|
|Mountain Range Level 2||Andean Volcanic Belt (Northern Part)|
|Mountain Range Level 3||Central andes of Colombia|