Distant view of Mercedario from the south
22210 ft (6770 m)
||High Andes, N Argentina near Chile border, |
90 miles (140 km) NW of Mendoza
|Lat / Long: ||32.0° S, 70.1° W|
|Volcanic Type: ||Stratovolcano? (probably non-volcanic)|
|Volcanic Status: ||Extinct|
|First Ascent: ||V. Ostrowski & A. Karpinski, 1934 |
(possible Inca ascent, before 1500)
|First Ski Descent: |
|Skiable Vertical: ||?|
A brief description of Cerro Mercedario will be added here soon, along with a topographic map.
More photos and info about routes, access, etc. may be added in the future ...