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  Cerro Mercedario
  Cerro Aconcagua
  Cerro El Plomo
  Cerro Tupungato
  Volcán Tupungatito
  Cerro Marmolejo
  Volcán San Jose
  Volcán Maipo
  Cerro del Palomo
  Volcán Tinguiririca
  Volcán Descabezado Grande
  Cerro Azul
  Volcán Domuyo
  Volcán Tromen
  Nevados de Chillán
  Volcán Antuco
  Sierra Velluda
  Volcán Copahué
  Volcán Callaqui
  Volcán Lonquimay
  Volcán Llaima
  Volcán Villarrica
  Volcán Lanín
  Volcán Puntiagudo
  Volcán Osorno
  Monte Tronador
  Volcán Minchinmávida
  Volcán Corcovado
  Volcán Melimoyu
  Volcán Macá
  Cerro Hudson
  Cerro Lautaro
  Monte Burney




| Distant view of Mercedario from the south
(photographer unknown)

Cerro Mercedario
    22210 ft (6770 m) .
Location: 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 ...




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