Cordillera Negra

Andes Camping Expeditions - Paquetes de Aventura cordillera-negra   Just a the west of the white mountain range and the Santa river lies the black mountain range. It is named this because of its lack of snow and the volcanic rocks that make up its composition. Its principal peaks are the following: Rocarre (5 187 m), Cancahua (5 102 m), Rumicruz (5 020 m), Cerro Rico (5 014 m) y Huancapeti (4 968 m). The black mountain range has many summits below 5000 m.s.n.m. that are devoid of glacier and snow. From the black mountain range, there are panomramic views of the white mountain range, whose most impressive peaks are: Huascaran (6 768 m), Huascaran Sur (6 655 m), Huandoy (6 395 m), Chopilcalqui (6 354 m) Siulá Grande (6 344 m), Santa Cruz (6 259 m), Sarapo (6 127 m), Hualcán (6 122 m), Chacraraju (6 112 m), Jirishanca (6 094 m), Pucahirca (6 046 m), Alpamayo (5 957 m) and Pasaruri (5 240 m).