Volcán Cotopaxi, Ecuador

Prominence: 2404 m, 7887 ft

Elevation: 5897 meters, 19,347 feet

True Isolation: 95.89 km, 59.58 mi
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)0° 40' 50'' S, 78° 26' 17'' W
-0.68062, -78.438049 (Dec Deg)
785157 E 9924695 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
State/ProvinceCotopaxi (Highest Point)

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 274
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 252)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1992 by Mel Courtney
     1992 09 by Mel Courtney (Unsuccessful)
     2007-08-07 by John Anholm
     2008-12-14 by Rob Woodall
     2008-12-14 by Petter Bjørstad
     2008-12-14 by Adam Helman
     2009-03-03 by Felipe Meneses
     2012-06-27 by Rob Anthony (Unsuccessful)
     2012-09-12 by Jason Fidorra
     2013-01-18 by Andrew Teagno
     2013-03-22 by Stephen Hulse (Unsuccessful)
     2013-06-19 by Paul Brossier (GPS Track)
     2013-06-30 by Paul Brossier (GPS Track)
     2013-08-12 by Rick Peterson
     2013-12-06 by Gustav Sexauer
     2014-01-06 by MB Hansen
     2014-05-18 by sukhyung shin (Unsuccessful)
     2015 by Reid Wagner
     2015-01-04 by Emily Bei Cheng (Unsuccessful)
     2015-01-08 by MIKA ENRIQUEZ (Unsuccessful)
     2015-05-09 by Lev Babiev (GPS Track)
     2015-08-13 by Tim Ault
     2016-12-19 by Harvest Mondello (Unsuccessful)
     2018-01-08 by Joe Merlone
     2018-01-31 by Adam Lievers
     2018-11-06 by Alex Lennon
     2019-01-06 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2019-10-31 by Peter Stone
     2019-12-29 by Eric Gilbertson
     2021-02-06 by Sergey Lazutin (GPS Track)
     2021-11-30 by Craig Lawson (Unsuccessful)
     2021-12-02 by Coley Jones
     2022-05-30 by Ryan Pohanic (GPS Track)

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The giant crater of Volcan Cotopaxi (2009-11-17). Photo by Ken Jones.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2404 m/7887 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2404 m/7887 ft
  Line Parent: Volcán Chimborazo
  Key Col: 3493 m/11,460 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 95.89 km/59.58 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: -1.4608, -78.8142
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Volcán Chimborazo  (SSW)
RangesContinent: South America
Range2: Andes
Range3: Ecuador Andes
Range4: Cordillera Oriental (Ecuador) (Highest Point)
Ridges/DividesAmericas Continental Divide
Drainage Basins
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific-South America
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Parque nacional Cotopaxi (Highest Point)
First AscentNovember 28, 1872
    Escobar, Ángel
    Reiss, Wilhelm (Switzerland)
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Volcan Cotopaxi and clearing skies at sunset (2009-11-15). Photo by Ken Jones.
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North side of Cotopaxi, Aug. 21, 1973 (1974-01-15). Photo by Richard Carey.
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