Churup (Quechua, in Ancash Quechua spelled Tsurup) is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, about 5,493 metres (18,022 ft) high. It is situated in the Ancash Region, Huaraz Province, Independencia District, north-east of Huaraz. Churup is situated south of the mountain Ranrapallqa, between the Rima Rima in the north-west and Qullapaqu and Wamashrahu in the south-east, at the entrance to the Qillqaywank'a valley. Churup Lake lies at the foot of the mountain.
Ranrapallqa (in the distance), Rima Rima, Churup (middle, left), Qullapaqu and Wamashrahu as seen from Huaraz
Churup Lake at the foot of the mountain
The mountains Rima Rima and Churup as seen from Huaraz
- ^ a b Taken from Mountaineering in the Andes by Jill Neate Peru RGS-IBG Expedition Advisory Centre, 2nd edition, May 1994
- ^ "Nevado Churup". mincetur. Retrieved August 21, 2014.
- ^ andix.com/huaraz_maps/huaraz2.html a Map of a part of the Cordillera Blanca (inactive website)
- ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Huaraz Province (Ancash Region) showing Churup labelled "Nevado Huamanrripa"