The crater wall and lake inside the dissected core of El Altar
(photo by Marco Cruz)
17455 ft (5320 m)
||Cordillera Real, south-central Ecuador, |
95 miles (150 km) S of Quito
|Lat / Long: ||1.7° S, 78.4° W|
|Volcanic Type: ||Dissected stratovolcano|
|Volcanic Status: ||Extinct|
|First Ascent: ||Italian party, 1963|
|First Ski Descent: |
|Skiable Vertical: ||?|
A brief description of El Altar will be added here soon, along with a topographic map.
More photos and info about routes, access, etc. may be added in the future ...