Pallqarahu (on the left) and Pukaranra (on the right) behind the lake Pallqaqucha
|Elevation||6,147 m (20,167 ft)|
|Location||Peru, Ancash Region|
|Range||Andes, Cordillera Blanca|
1948 via S.W. spur of S. ridge?: Variant on S.W. side-1954: E. slopes-1957:N.E. ridge-1959: S.W. ridge, S.W. face-1965: W. ridge-1977
|Easiest route||southeast ridge, AD|
Pukaranra (Quechua puka red, ranra stony / stony ground, hispanicized spelling Pucaranra) is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, about 6,147 m (20,167 ft) high. It is situated in the Ancash Region south-west of the mountain Rurichinchay (Chinchey).
Several interesting lines on this mountain, none of them very serious but all requiring commitment. The east-northeast risge is rated AD/D (depending on conditions), the southeast face AD+ and the southeast ridge AD.
- Jill Neate, Mountaineering in the Andes, 1994
- Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
- Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
- www.andix.com Map of the Cordillera Blanca
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