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For the mountain on the border of the provinces Huaylas and Yungay in the Ancash Region, Peru, see Huandoy.
Tullparahu is located in Peru
Location in Peru
Elevation 5,787 m (18,986 ft)[1]
Location Peru, Ancash
Range Cordillera Blanca
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
First ascent 1-1962 via W. ridge: E. ridge-1979[1]

Tullparahu (Quechua tullpa rustic cooking-fire, stove, rahu snow, ice, mountain with snow,[2][3] hispanicized spelling Tullparaju) is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, about 5,787 metres (18,986 ft) high. It is situated in the Ancash Region, Huaraz Province, Independencia District, and in the Huari Province, Huari District.[4][5] Tullparahu lies southeast of the mountains Pukaranra and Rurichinchay and northeast of Antap'iti. It is situated at the end of the Qillqaywank'a valley, northeast of the lake Tullpaqucha.


  1. ^ a b Taken from Mountaineering in the Andes by Jill Neate RGS-IBG Expedition Advisory Centre, 2nd edition, May 1994
  2. ^ Vocabulario comparativo quechua ecuatoriano - quechua ancashino -- castellano - English (pdf)
  3. ^ babylon.com
  4. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Huaraz Province (Ancash Region) showing the contours of Tullparahu southeast of Rurichinchay
  5. ^ andix.com Map of a part of the Cordillera Blanca