Volcán Barú, Panama

Prominence: 1314 m, 4311 ft

Elevation: 3474 meters, 11,398 feet

True Isolation: 73.97 km, 45.96 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Chiriquí
SubpeaksVolcán Barú East Tower (3325 m/10,909 ft)
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)8° 48' 32'' N, 82° 32' 34'' W
8.808814, -82.542664 (Dec Deg)
330332 E 974065 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryPanama (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceChiriquí (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Volcán Barú:
     UN Member State High Points (Rank #52)
     Central America Country High Points (Rank #3)
     North America UN Member High Points (Rank #6)
     World Country High Points (Rank #55)
     North America Country High Points (Rank #7)
     Country High Points of the Americas (Rank #14)
     Panama Province 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: 86
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 80)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2000-01-28 by Ben Lostracco
     2008-01-14 by Christian Rodriguez
     2009 by Morgan Batt
     2009-01-26 by Jonathan Wunrow
     2011-03-28 by William Musser
     2012-12-29 by Ken Curtis
     2013-02-03 by David Howells (GPS Track)
     2013-03-30 by Eric Gilbertson
     2013-12-03 by Jason Fidorra
     2014-12-29 by Sean Caulfield (GPS Track)
     2016-12-09 by Ryan Connors
     2018-03-03 by Daniel O'Conor (GPS Track)
     2018-12-17 by Deborah Genna
     2019-07-13 by Tom Milliard
     2021-11-25 by Markus Bergsammlung
     2022-02-20 by Matt Dougherty (GPS Track)
     2022-11-12 by Ben D
     2022-11-16 by Gary Neben

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On the summit (11,398 feet) of the volcano-country highpoint standing next to the white cross (2011-03-28). Photo by Daniel Musser.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1314 m/4311 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1334 m/4376 ft
  Line Parent: Cerro Sureste
  Key Col: 2160 m/7087 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 73.97 km/45.96 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 9.2733, -83.0267
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Cerro Kámuk  (NW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Central America Ranges
Range3: Costa Rica-Panama Ranges
Drainage BasinsPacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Parque nacional Volcán Barú
Topo Map 3642 II 1:50,000
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Me, Cindy, and Amy (2012-12-29). Photo by Ken Curtis.
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On the summit after riding, pushing, and carrying our bikes up. It was an amazing bike ride down to Boquete. (2013-03-30). Photo by Eric Gilbertson.
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