|Elevation||6,354 m (20,846 ft)|
|Translation||Fits in the center (Quechua)|
|Location||Yungay Province, Peru|
|Parent range||Cordillera Blanca (Andes)|
|First ascent||August 3, 1932 by H. Hoerlin, E. Schneider, P. Borchers, E. Hein|
Chopicalqui (Ancash Quechua kallki ravine) is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca (Spanish for "white range") in the Andes of Peru. With a summit elevation of 6,354 meters (20,846 feet) above sea level it is one of the highest peaks of the Cordillera Blanca.
The standard climbing route is the Southwest Ridge, a moderate snow climb that is popular with climbers and can be crowded at times. It possesses a difficulty rating of PD+/AD- on the French System for grading alpine routes but deep snow on the summit slopes causes most failures for parties attempting the ridge.
Other established climbing routes include the following:
- Southeast Ridge (alpine grade TD-).
- East Face Direct (alpine grade TD).
- Leonel Alexander Menacho López, Yachakuqkunapa Shimi Qullqa, Anqash Qhichwa Shimichaw (Ministerio de Educación), Wordbook Ancash Quechua-Spanish: Kallki. - Encañada.
- B. Johnson, Classic Climbs of the Cordillera Blanca Peru, 2009
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