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Wallunarahu and Ranrapallqa (both snow-covered), Rima Rima and Churup (on the right) as seen from Huaraz
Elevation 5,493 m (18,022 ft)[1]
Churup is located in Peru
Location Peru, Ancash Region
Range Andes, Cordillera Blanca
Coordinates 9°28′09″S 77°24′57″W / 9.46917°S 77.41583°W / -9.46917; -77.41583Coordinates: 9°28′09″S 77°24′57″W / 9.46917°S 77.41583°W / -9.46917; -77.41583
First ascent 1-1954 via N.W. side: S. rock face-1962: S.W. face-1972: Variant S.W. face direct-1982: S.W. face (new route)-1983[1]

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.[2][3][4] 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.



  1. ^ a b Taken from Mountaineering in the Andes by Jill Neate Peru RGS-IBG Expedition Advisory Centre, 2nd edition, May 1994
  2. ^ "Nevado Churup". mincetur. Retrieved August 21, 2014. 
  3. ^ a Map of a part of the Cordillera Blanca (inactive website)
  4. ^ - UGEL map of the Huaraz Province (Ancash Region) showing Churup labelled "Nevado Huamanrripa"