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Tullparaju mountain and Tullpacocha lake.jpg
Tullparaju mountain at the center and Tullpacocha lake beneath
Highest point
Elevation 5,787 m (18,986 ft) [1]
Coordinates 9°24′00″S 77°19′00″W / 9.40000°S 77.31667°W / -9.40000; -77.31667Coordinates: 9°24′00″S 77°19′00″W / 9.40000°S 77.31667°W / -9.40000; -77.31667
Tullparaju is located in Peru
Location in Peru
Location Peru, Ancash
Parent range Cordillera Blanca
First ascent 1-1962 via W. ridge: E. ridge-1979[1]

Tullparaju[2][3][1][4] (possibly from Quechua tullpa rustic cooking-fire, stove, rahu snow, ice, mountain with snow)[5][6] is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, about 5,787 metres (18,986 ft) high.[2][3][1][4] It is situated in the Ancash Region, Huaraz Province, Independencia District, and in the Huari Province, Huari District.[7] Tullparaju lies southeast of the mountains Pucaranra and Chinchey and northeast of Andavite. It is situated at the end of the Quilcayhuanca valley, northeast of the lake Tullpacocha.


  1. ^ a b c d Neate, Jill (1994). "Peru". Mountaineering in the Andes (PDF). RGS-IBG Expedition Advisory Centre. p. 12. ISBN 0-907649-64-5. 
  2. ^ a b Alpenvereinskarte 0/3b. Cordillera Blanca Süd (Peru). 1:100 000. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein. 2005. ISBN 3-937530-05-3. 
  3. ^ a b "Tullparaju - Peakbagger.com". www.peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2016-06-23. 
  4. ^ a b Ricker, John (1977). Yuraq Janka: A Guide to the Peruvian Andes. The Mountaineers Books. p. 99. 
  5. ^ Vocabulario comparativo quechua ecuatoriano - quechua ancashino -- castellano - English (pdf)
  6. ^ babylon.com
  7. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Huaraz Province (Ancash Region) showing the contours of Tullparaju southeast of Chinchey