Volcán Acatenango, Guatemala

Prominence: 1835 m, 6020 ft

Elevation: 3975 meters, 13,041 feet

True Isolation: 125.03 km, 77.69 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Yeacopaca
Highest SummitPico Mayor
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)14° 30' 6'' N, 90° 52' 32'' W
14.50163, -90.87549 (Dec Deg)
728967 E 1604269 N, Zone 15 (UTM)
State/ProvinceChimaltenango (Highest Point)
Sacatepéquez (Highest Point)

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     Ultras of North America (Rank #148)
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     Ultras of Central America and the Caribbean (Rank #15)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 113
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 108)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1995-07-01 by Christian Rodriguez
     2000-04-15 by Eric Peterson
     2004-09-17 by Casey Canevari
     2009-04-29 by Jeff Malik
     2011-01-18 by David Howells (GPS Track)
     2011-02-15 by Adam Helman
     2011-12-23 by Ken Jones (GPS Track)
     2012-12-31 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2013-07-29 by Nicholas Gault
     2014-09-03 by Josh Hayward
     2014-09-16 by Sean Caulfield
     2017-01-30 by Adam Walker
     2017-01-30 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2018-01-23 by Sam Grant
     2018-03-17 by Sean Casserly
     2018-11-13 by James Stone
     2018-12-30 by Joy Xi
     2019-08-05 by Tom Milliard
     2019-11-27 by Miriam Khamis
     2021-11-08 by Joel Panttila
     2021-11-11 by Ted Ehrlich (GPS Track)
     2021-11-29 by Sergey Lazutin (GPS Track)
     2022-03-22 by Travis Curry (GPS Track)
     2022-07-10 by Gwen Torrens (GPS Track)
     2023-03-23 by Joseph Mckenna

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Volcán Acatenango in Guatemala from the nearby saddle, looking at the higher peak (2009-04-29). Photo by Jeff Malik.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1835 m/6020 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1855 m/6085 ft
  Line Parent: Volcán Tajumulco
  Key Col: 2140 m/7021 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 125.03 km/77.69 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 15.0383, -91.8975
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Cerro Concepción  (WNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Central America Ranges
Range3: Guatemala Ranges
Drainage BasinsPacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
Topo MapChimaltenango 2059 IV 1:50,000
Data SourceGPS Reading or LIDAR
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Other Photos

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Volcan Fuego (left) and Volcan Acatenango (right), two of the many smoking cones of Guatemala (2011-12-22). Photo by Ken Jones.
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Sunrise on Acatenango looking southeast at Volcan de Agua (2016-11-30). Photo by Richard Carey.
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Walking up the slopes of active Fuego (2011-01-19). Photo by David Howells.
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