Cerro Mercedario, Argentina

Prominence: 3356 m, 11010 ft

Elevation: 6717 meters, 22,037 feet

True Isolation: 75.14 km, 46.69 mi
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)31° 58' 44'' S, 70° 6' 46'' W
-31.978863, -70.112852 (Dec Deg)
394858 E 6461366 N, Zone 19 (UTM)
State/ProvinceSan Juan (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Cerro Mercedario:
     World Top 100 by Prominence (Rank #56)
     Ultras of the Central Chile-Argentina Andes (Rank #2)
     Argentina Province High Points (Rank #5)
     Andes 6000-meter Peaks (Rank #8)
     Ultras of South America (Rank #8)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       The Andes: A Guide for Climbers (Biggar)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 19
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 16)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2020-01-19 by Steven Song
     2021-12-22 by Douglas Harris
     2023-01-23 by Adam Walker (Unsuccessful)

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Mercedario and Ramada photographed from 20,000 feet on Aconcagua (2011-01-20). Photo by Adam Walker.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3356 m/11,010 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 3356 m/11,010 ft
  Line Parent: Aconcagua
  Key Col: 3361 m/11,027 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 75.14 km/46.69 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: -32.6508, -70.01
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Aconcagua  (S)
RangesContinent: South America
Range2: Andes
Range3: Central Argentina-Chile Andes
Drainage BasinsColorado [Arg]
Atlantic Ocean
Data SourceShuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data
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