Aerial view of Nevado Coropuna from the south
(photo by Norm Banks, USGS) <click to enlarge>
20922 ft (6377 m)
Highest volcano in Peru
||Cordillera Occidental, SW Peru, |
95 miles (150 km) NW of Arequipa
|Lat / Long: ||15.5° S, 72.6° W|
|Volcanic Type: ||Stratovolcano complex|
|Volcanic Status: ||Active (fumaroles)|
|First Ascent: ||Hiram Bingham & party, 1911 |
(probable Inca ascent, before 1500)
|First Ski Descent: |
|Skiable Vertical: ||?|
A brief description of Nevado Coropuna will be added here soon, along with a topographic map.
More photos and info about routes, access, etc. may be added in the future ...