Volcán Pichincha, Ecuador

Prominence: 1642 m, 5387 ft

Elevation: 4784 meters, 15,696 feet

True Isolation: 47.52 km, 29.53 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Cerro Guagua Pichincha
Highest SummitGuaga
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)0° 10' 28'' S, 78° 36' 2'' W
-0.174537, -78.600658 (Dec Deg)
767064 E 9980691 N, Zone 17 (UTM)

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 113
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 99)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1983-06-15 by Mike Nielson (Unsuccessful)
     2008-01-24 by Christian Rodriguez
     2008-12-09 by Petter Bjørstad
     2008-12-09 by Adam Helman
     2008-12-09 by Rob Woodall
     2011-04-03 by Arne Schussler (GPS Track)
     2011-06-19 by Lyngve Skrede
     2012-11-25 by Andrej Gerber
     2013-03-19 by Stephen Hulse
     2013-09-21 by Gustav Sexauer
     2015-05-04 by Lev Babiev (GPS Track)
     2016-03-23 by Robert Murray
     2016-03-28 by Sean Caulfield (GPS Track)
     2017-01-16 by Harvest Mondello
     2017-11-07 by Nicholas Daniel
     2018-11-11 by Alex Lennon
     2019-01-03 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2019-06-13 by Bryan Feller
     2021-10-30 by Dustin Wittmier (GPS Track)
     2022-12-14 by Adam Walker (GPS Track)
     2022-12-14 by Steven Song
     2022-12-27 by TJ Kodras (GPS Track)
     2022-12-27 by Damon Alexander
     2023-05-08 by Douglas Harris (GPS Track)

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Guagua Pichincha as seen from Rucu Pichincha (2013-06-16). Photo by Paul Brossier.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1642 m/5388 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1642 m/5388 ft
  Key Col: 3142 m/10,308 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 47.52 km/29.53 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: -0.5383, -78.3733
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Sincholagua  (SSE)
RangesContinent: South America
Range2: Andes
Range3: Ecuador Andes
Range4: Cordillera Occidental (Ecuador)
Drainage BasinsGuaillabamba
Pacific-South America
Pacific Ocean
First Ascent1802
    Humboldt, Alexander
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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On the crater rim, approaching Guagua Pichincha's true summit (right) (2013-06-15). Photo by Habakuk Tibatong.
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