Macho Ritti

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Macho Ritti
Macho Ritti is located in Peru
Macho Ritti
Macho Ritti
Highest point
Elevation 5,200 m (17,100 ft) [1]
Coordinates 13°47′40″S 70°37′14″W / 13.79444°S 70.62056°W / -13.79444; -70.62056Coordinates: 13°47′40″S 70°37′14″W / 13.79444°S 70.62056°W / -13.79444; -70.62056
Location Peru, Puno Region
Parent range Andes, Vilcanota

Macho Ritti (possibly from Quechua machu old, old person, rit'i snow,[2] "old snow (mountain)") is a mountain in the Vilcanota mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 5,200 metres (17,060 ft) high. It is located in the Puno Region, Carabaya Province, on the border of the districts Corani and Ollachea. Macho Ritti lies north-west of the lakes Mancacocha and Jomercocha and north of the mountain Ananta.


  1. ^ - UGEL map of the Carabaya Province (Puno Region)
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Acopa, Diccionario Bilingüe, Iskay simipi yuyay k'ancha, Quechua – Castellano, Castellano – Quechua (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)