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Range Name(s): Bolivian Andes, Боливийские Анды     Geology: Tectonic, Volcanic
Max. Elevation: 6 542 m / 21 463 ft     Snow Line: Please update
Region(s): South America     Average Length: 435 miles / 700 km
Location: Bolivia: Departamento de Chuquisaca, Departamento de Cochabamba, Departamento de La Paz, Departamento de Potosí, Departamento de Santa Cruz, Departamento de Tarija, El Beni, Oruro; Chile: Antofagasta, Tarapacá; Argentina: Provincia de Jujuy, Salta; Peru: Puno; ... Read more     Average Width: Please update
Activity Type: Please update     Latitude/Longitude: -18°-54'-39.001''S
-65°-41'-53.672''W
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Parent Range: Andes     Nearest Airport(s): El Alto International Airport, La Paz (LPB);
National Park(s): Please update     Convenience Center(s): La Pazz;

YOUR CHANCE TO Edit

Climbers come to Bolivian Andes mostly because of huge numbers of various routes and mountains as well as famous rock climbing spots. The most popular ascents here are the climbing to the volcanoes Nevado Sajama (6542 meters) and Acotango (6052 meters). Hikers also have a number trekking to choose some of them include ascent to peak Huayna Potosi (6088 meters).

DESCRIPTION Edit

Bolivian Andes are the mountain range that is a part of the Central Andes. The most part of the range is located in Bolivia and partially in Chile and Argentina. The Bolivian Andes consist of three major cordilleras - Cordillera Oriental, Cordillera Occidental and Cordillera Central. This mountain range is famous due to the numbers of Bolivian volcanoes some of them are more than six thousand meters high. The highest peak here is the Nevado Sajama, towering at 6542 meters above sea level.... Read more

LOCATION Edit

The Bolivian Andes are located in the Bolivia, Chile and Argentina and stretched along the Pacific coast from the north to the south.

South America,

South America, Chile: Antofagasta, Tarapacá; ...

South America, Argentina: Salta, Provincia de...

South America, Bolivia:

  • Cerro Parinacota, Neva...
  • Backcountry Skiing - 12...
  • 1 Mar - 31 May
  • Challenging 
  • 0 people climbed it

South America, Peru:

  • Nevado Ancohuma
  • Mountaineering - 4 Day(s)
  • 1 May - 15 Sep
  • Challenging 
  • 0 people climbed it

South America, Bolivia: Departamento de La Paz

  • Alpamayo Chico
  • Mountaineering - 0 Day(s)
  • Please update
  • Challenging 
  • 0 people climbed it

Bolivia:

  • 7 Jun 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
  • Nevado Ancohuma(6427 m)
  • Normal Route

DID YOU KNOW (1) Edit Add

• Lake Titicaca is the largest lake in the world that elevates above 3000 meters. It's situated in Bolivian Andes on the border between Bolivia and Peru. The elevation of lake surface is 3812 meters and it is more elevated than summits of Mount Fuji (Japan) and Mount Cook (New Zealand). Scientists consider that about 100 million years ago the lake surface were located 3750 meters below and was an ocean bay.... Read more

 

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  • The Andes is the longest continental mountain range in the world. It is a continual range of highlands along the western coast of South America. This range is about 7,000 km (4,300 mi) long, about 200 km (120 mi) to 700 km (430 mi) wide (widest between 18° south and 20° south latitude), and of an average height of about 4,000 m (13,000 ft). The Andes extend from north to south through seven South American countries: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina. Along its length, the Andes is split into several ranges, which are separated by intermediate depressions. The Andes is the location of several high plateaux – some of which host major cities, such as Quito, Bogotá, Arequipa, Medellín, Sucre, Mérida, and La Paz. The Altiplano plateau is the world's second-highest following the Tibetan plateau. These ranges are in turn grouped into three major divisions based on climate: the Tropical Andes, the Dry Andes, and the Wet Andes. The Andes is the world's highest mountain range outside of Asia. The highest peak, Mount Aconcagua, rises to an elevation of about 6,962 m (22,841 ft) above sea level. The peak of Chimborazo in the Ecuadorean Andes is farther from the Earth's center than any other location on the Earth's surface, due to the equatorial bulge resulting from the Earth's rotation. The world's highest volcanoes are in the Andes, including Ojos del Salado on the Chile-Argentina border which rises to 6,893 m (22,615 ft). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andes
  • The Andes is the longest continental mountain range in the world. It is a continual range of highlands along the western coast of South America. This range is about 7,000 km (4,300 mi) long, about 200 km (120 mi) to 700 km (430 mi) wide (widest between 18° south and 20° south latitude), and of an average height of about 4,000 m (13,000 ft). The Andes extend from north to south through seven South American countries: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina. Along its length, the Andes is split into several ranges, which are separated by intermediate depressions. The Andes is the location of several high plateaux – some of which host major cities, such as Quito, Bogotá, Arequipa, Medellín, Sucre, Mérida, and La Paz. The Altiplano plateau is the world's second-highest following the Tibetan plateau. These ranges are in turn grouped into three major divisions based on climate: the Tropical Andes, the Dry Andes, and the Wet Andes. The Andes is the world's highest mountain range outside of Asia. The highest peak, Mount Aconcagua, rises to an elevation of about 6,962 m (22,841 ft) above sea level. The peak of Chimborazo in the Ecuadorean Andes is farther from the Earth's center than any other location on the Earth's surface, due to the equatorial bulge resulting from the Earth's rotation. The world's highest volcanoes are in the Andes, including Ojos del Salado on the Chile-Argentina border which rises to 6,893 m (22,615 ft). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andes
  • The Andes is the longest continental mountain range in the world. It is a continual range of highlands along the western coast of South America. This range is about 7,000 km (4,300 mi) long, about 200 km (120 mi) to 700 km (430 mi) wide (widest between 18° south and 20° south latitude), and of an average height of about 4,000 m (13,000 ft). The Andes extend from north to south through seven South American countries: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina. Along its length, the Andes is split into several ranges, which are separated by intermediate depressions. The Andes is the location of several high plateaux – some of which host major cities, such as Quito, Bogotá, Arequipa, Medellín, Sucre, Mérida, and La Paz. The Altiplano plateau is the world's second-highest following the Tibetan plateau. These ranges are in turn grouped into three major divisions based on climate: the Tropical Andes, the Dry Andes, and the Wet Andes. The Andes is the world's highest mountain range outside of Asia. The highest peak, Mount Aconcagua, rises to an elevation of about 6,962 m (22,841 ft) above sea level. The peak of Chimborazo in the Ecuadorean Andes is farther from the Earth's center than any other location on the Earth's surface, due to the equatorial bulge resulting from the Earth's rotation. The world's highest volcanoes are in the Andes, including Ojos del Salado on the Chile-Argentina border which rises to 6,893 m (22,615 ft). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andes

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