Volcán Tajumulco, Guatemala

Prominence: 3980 m, 13058 ft

Elevation: 4220 meters, 13,845 feet

True Isolation: 719 km, 446.77 mi
SubpeaksCerro Concepción (4080 m/13,386 ft)
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)15° 2' 35'' N, 91° 54' 13'' W
15.04303, -91.90367 (Dec Deg)
617846 E 1663378 N, Zone 15 (UTM)
CountryGuatemala (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceSan Marcos (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Volcán Tajumulco:
     North America Range3 High Points (Rank #9)
     World Peaks with 4000 meters of Prominence (Unranked)
     North America Peaks with 200 km of Isolation (Rank #15)
     North America Peaks with 2000 meters of Prominence (Rank #5)
     World Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #24)
     Ultras of North America (Rank #5)
     World Top 100 by Prominence (Rank #24)
     Peaks on National Flags (Rank #3)
     UN Member State High Points (Rank #39)
     Central America Country High Points (Rank #1)
     World Peaks with 300 km of Isolation (Rank #139)
     North America UN Member High Points (Rank #4)
     World Country High Points (Rank #40)
     North America Country High Points (Rank #4)
     Country High Points of the Americas (Rank #11)
     Ultras of Central America (Rank #1)
     Ultras of Central America and the Caribbean (Rank #1)
     Guatemala Department High Points (Rank #1)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       High Points - A Climber's Guide to Central America (Wunrow)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 126
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 116)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2003 by Jan-Frode Myklebust
     2006-03-14 by Austin Smith
     2009-09-12 by Jonathan Wunrow
     2011-01-24 by David Howells (GPS Track)
     2011-02-13 by Adam Helman
     2011-07-02 by J Mitchell
     2011-12-29 by Ken Jones (GPS Track)
     2012-12-27 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2013-03-27 by Eric Gilbertson
     2013-04-06 by Lyngve Skrede
     2013-08-19 by Michel Buchs (GPS Track)
     2014-06-27 by Josh Hayward
     2014-10-08 by Sean Caulfield
     2015-01-13 by Nicholas Daniel
     2015-11-12 by David Hart
     2017-01-23 by Adam Walker
     2017-01-23 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2018-01-24 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2018-03-16 by Sean Casserly
     2018-11-21 by James Stone
     2019-05-25 by Daniel O'Conor (GPS Track)
     2019-08-02 by Tom Milliard
     2019-12-04 by Miriam Khamis
     2020-02-29 by Joshua Covill
     2021-10-10 by Kristie Drawe
     2021-11-08 by Ted Ehrlich
     2021-12-04 by Sergey Lazutin (GPS Track)

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The rooftop of Central America, Volcán Tajumulco, from the lower portion of the trail (2016-02-05). Photo by MB Hansen.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3980 m/13,058 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 4000 m/13,123 ft
  Line Parent: Sierra Negra
  Key Col: Ithmus of Tehuantepec    240 m/787 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 719 km/446.77 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 19.0183, -97.2467
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Pico de Orizaba  (NW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Central America Ranges (Highest Point)
Range3: Guatemala Ranges (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsPacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
Topo MapTajumulco 1861 III 1:50,000
Data SourceGPS Reading or LIDAR
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Other Photos

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Clouds flow from the Guatemalan volcano range down into the Pacific coastal lowlands. On Volcán Tajumulco (2016-02-05). Photo by MB Hansen.
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The start of the hike up Tajumulco at 10,250ft (2016-12-06). Photo by Richard Carey.
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