Nevado del Ruiz during the 1985 eruptions
(photo by United States Geological Survey)
Nevado del Ruiz
17405 ft (5305 m)
||Cordillera Central, W Colombia, |
15 miles (25 km) SE of Manizales
|Lat / Long: ||4.9° N, 75.3° W|
|Volcanic Type: ||Stratovolcano|
|Volcanic Status: ||Active, last eruption 1996|
|First Ascent: ||M. Rapp & party, 1936|
|First Ski Descent: |
|Skiable Vertical: ||?|
|Lift Served Vertical: ||formerly had ski lifts in 1940s!|
|Administration: ||Parque Nacional Los Nevados|
A brief description of Nevado del Ruiz will be added here soon, along with a topographic map.
More photos and info about routes, access, etc. may be added in the future ...