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Pucaranra

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Elevation  6,147 m (20,167 ft)
Easiest route  southeast ridge, AD
Location  Peru, Ancash Region
Pucaranra
Parent range  Andes, Cordillera Blanca
First ascent  1948 via S.W. spur of S. ridge?: Variant on S.W. side-1954: E. slopes-1957: N.E. ridge-1959: S.W. ridge, S.W. face-1965: W. ridge-1977

Pucaranra (possibly from Quechua puka red, ranra stony; stony ground,) is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, about 6,147 metres (20,167 ft) high (although other sources cite an elevation of 6,156 metres (20,197 ft). It is located in Ancash, southwest of mount Chinchey.

Contents

Map of Apucarana, Paran%C3%A1, Brazil

Climbing

Several interesting lines on this mountain, none of them very serious but all requiring commitment. The east-northeast ridge is rated AD/D (depending on conditions), the southeast face AD+ and the southeast ridge AD.

References

Pucaranra Wikipedia


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