The 12 Highest Mountains in Peru

The exact order of the highest mountains in Peru is open to some debate, but there’s no doubting that Huascarán is the undisputed king of the Peruvian Andes. Then, after Huascarán, come at least 30 other Peruvian peaks above the 6,000 meter mark,

Here we’ll have a look at the 12 tallest mountains in Peru, ordered using height data from, one of the most comprehensive and regularly updated sources available. Click on the first image below (Huascarán) to open the gallery; to see a photo in all its snow-capped glory, click on “View full size.” You’ll find information about each mountain beneath its respective photo.

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