Churup

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Churup
Tsurup
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Vallunaraju and Ranrapalca (both snow-covered), Rima Rima and Churup (on the right) as seen from Huaraz
Highest point
Elevation 5,493 m (18,022 ft)
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
Geography
Churup is located in Peru
Churup
Churup
Peru
Location Peru, Ancash Region
Parent range Andes, Cordillera Blanca
Climbing
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[2][3][4] or Tsurup[1] (possibly from Ancash Quechua) is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, about 5,495 metres (18,028 ft) high.[4][1] It is situated in the Ancash Region, Huaraz Province, Independencia District, north-east of Huaraz.[2][5] Churup is situated south of the mountain Ranrapalca, between the Rima Rima in the north-west and Qullapaqu and Huamashraju in the south-east, at the entrance to the Quilcayhuanca valley. Lake Churup lies at the foot of the mountain.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Neate, Jill (1994). "Peru". Mountaineering in the Andes (PDF). RGS-IBG Expedition Advisory Centre. p. 13. ISBN 0-907649-64-5. 
  2. ^ a b "Nevado Churup". mincetur. Retrieved August 21, 2014. 
  3. ^ Díaz, Felipe (2008–2009). Carta Turística. Cordilleras Blanca, Negra, Huayhuash y Callejón de Huaylas. 
  4. ^ a b c Alpenvereinskarte 0/3b. Cordillera Blanca Süd (Peru). 1:100 000. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein. 2005. ISBN 3-937530-05-3. 
  5. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Huaraz Province (Ancash Region) showing Churup labelled "Nevado Huamanrripa"