Pumasillu

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Pumasillu
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Pumasillu
Elevation 5,991 m (19,656 ft)[1]
Translation Puma claw (Quechua)
Location
Pumasillu is located in Peru
Pumasillu
Pumasillu
Peru
Location Cusco, Peru
Range Andes, Willkapampa
Coordinates 13°14′57″S 72°49′09″W / 13.24917°S 72.81917°W / -13.24917; -72.81917Coordinates: 13°14′57″S 72°49′09″W / 13.24917°S 72.81917°W / -13.24917; -72.81917
Climbing
First ascent 1-1957 via W. ridge.[2]

Pumasillu (Quechua puma cougar, puma, sillu claw, "puma claw", hispanicized spelling Pumasillo) is a mountain in the Willkapampa mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 5,991 m (19,656 ft) high. Pumasillu or Saksarayuq also refers to the whole massif. It includes the peaks Pumasillu, Saksarayuq and Lasunayuq. It is located in the Cusco Region, La Convención Province.

References[edit]

  1. ^ allthemountains.com Map of the Willkapampa mountain range around Pumasillu
  2. ^ Jill Neate, Mountaineering in the Andes, 1994