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NORTHERN ANDES MAP
  Pico Bolivar
  Pico Cristóbal Colón
  Nevado del Ruiz
  Nevado de Santa Isabel
  Nevado del Tolima
  Nevado del Huila
  Cotacachi
  Cayambe
  Antisana
  Sincholagua
  Cotopaxi
  Illiniza
  Carihuairazo
  Chimborazo
  Tungurahua
  El Altar (Capac Urcu)
  El Sangay


CENTRAL ANDES MAP


SOUTHERN ANDES MAP





| The glaciated summit area of Pico Bolivar,
looking northeast from near the cable car station
(photographer unknown)

Pico Bolivar
    16427 ft (5007 m)     Highest point in Venezuela .
Location: Sierra Nevada de Merida, SW Venezuela,
6 miles (10 km) SE of Merida
Lat / Long: 8.6° N, 71.1° W
Volcanic Type: Non-volcanic
First Ascent: F. Weiss & party, 1936
First Ski Descent:
Skiable Vertical: perhaps 1000 ft (300 m) ?
Lift Served Vertical:   cable car access from Merida
to Pico Espejo at 15643 ft (4768 m)



A brief description of Pico Bolivar will be added here soon, along with a topographic map.
More photos and info about routes, access, etc. may be added in the future ...




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