Aerial view of the active Volcan Sabancaya (foreground) and
dormant Nevado Ampato (background) from the northeast
(photo by Norm Banks, USGS) <click to enlarge>
20630 ft (6288 m)
||Cordillera Occidental, SW Peru, |
45 miles (70 km) NW of Arequipa
|Lat / Long: ||15.8° S, 71.9° W|
|Volcanic Type: ||Stratovolcano|
|Volcanic Status: ||Dormant|
|First Ascent: ||R. Culbert, 1966 |
(probable Inca ascent, before 1500)
|First Ski Descent: |
|Skiable Vertical: ||?|
A brief description of Nevado Ampato will be added here soon, along with a topographic map.
More photos and info about routes, access, etc. may be added in the future ...