A road zigzags up to the world's highest mine
at the summit of Cerro Aucanquilcha
(photo by Loren McIntyre)
20262 ft (6176 m)
||Cordillera Occidental, N Chile near Bolivia border, |
90 miles (145 km) NE of Calama
|Lat / Long: ||21.2° S, 68.5° W|
|Volcanic Type: ||Stratovolcano|
|Volcanic Status: ||Active (fumaroles)|
|First Ascent: ||Inca ascent, before 1500|
|First Ski Descent: |
|Skiable Vertical: ||?|
A brief description of Cerro Aucanquilcha will be added here soon, along with a topographic map.
More photos and info about routes, access, etc. may be added in the future ...