The glaciated summit area of Pico Bolivar,
looking northeast from near the cable car station
16427 ft (5007 m)
Highest point in Venezuela
||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 ...