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The Seven Summits

This page features the highest summits in teh seven Andean nations, form north to south, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina. Further details of how to climb all of the peaks featured here are available in 'The Andes - A Guide for Climbers & Skiers' by John Biggar (ISBN 0-978-0-9536087-6-8).  Available for purchase on our  Guidebooks  page.

Aconcagua, the highest mountain in Argentina.

Aconcagua, the highest mountain in Argentina. Also the highest peak in the Americas, in the Southern Hemisphere, and outside Asia.

Ojos del Salado, the worlds highest active volcano.

Ojos del Salado, the worlds highest active volcano. This peak is on the border between Chile and Argentina, above the Atacama desert.

Huascaran Sur, the highest peak in Peru and in the tropics.

Huascaran Sur, the highest peak in Peru and in the tropics.

Nevado Sajama, the highest mountain in Bolivia, and highest peak in the Cordillera Occidental.

Nevado Sajama, the highest mountain in Bolivia, and highest peak in the Cordillera Occidental. An extinct volcano.

Chimborazo, the highest mountian in Ecuador.

Chimborazo, the highest mountian in Ecuador. Due to the earths (approx. 20km) equatorial bulge, the highest point of Chimborazo is also the place on the earths surface furthest form the centre of the earth!

Pico Colon, the highest mountain in Colombia, in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.

Pico Colon, the highest mountain in Colombia, in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. From the summit, you can see the Caribbean Sea.

Pico Bolivar in Venezuela.

Pico Bolivar in Venezuela.

 

All photos  John Biggar, 1995-2022.

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