Callangate or Ccallangate is a mountain massif in the Vilcanota mountain range of the Andes in Peru.[3][4] Its highest point is Collpa Ananta[5][6][7] (possibly from Aymara and Quechua qullpa, "saltpeter"),[8][9] also known as Chimboya, with an elevation of 6,110 metres (20,046 ft).[4][5] Another peak in the massif is called Ccallangate.[5] It lies in the Cusco Region, Quispicanchi Province, Ocongate District.[7][6] Collpa Ananta is the second-highest peak in Cusco, and ranks as the 24th highest in Peru.[10][11]

Highest point
Elevation6,110 m (20,050 ft)
Prominence1,403 m (4,603 ft)[1]
Parent peakAusangate
Coordinates13°43′53″S 71°09′36″W / 13.73139°S 71.16000°W / -13.73139; -71.16000
Callangate is located in Peru
LocationCusco Region, Peru
Parent rangeAndes, Vilcanota
First ascent30 July 1957, Günther Hauser, Bernhard Kuhn (Germany)[2]

First ascentEdit

Callangate was first climbed by Germans Günther Hauser and Bernhard Kuhn on 30 July 1957.[2]


Other data from available digital elevation models: SRTM 6104 metres.[12] The height of the nearest key col is 4707 meters, leading to a topographic prominence of 1403 meters.[13] Callangate is considered a Mountain Subrange according to the Dominance System [14] and its dominance is 22.96%. Its parent peak is Ausangate and the Topographic isolation is 9.7 kilometers.[13]


  1. ^ "Callangate / Collpa Ananta / Cayangate". Andes Specialists. Retrieved 2020-04-12.
  2. ^ a b "AAJ (American Alpine Journal)". AAJ (American Alpine Journal): 109–110. 1958.
  3. ^ John Biggar. "Callangate". Andes Website. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Callangate -". Retrieved 2016-09-08.
  5. ^ a b c Peru 1:100 000, Ocongate (28-t). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú).
  6. ^ a b Map of the area showing "Collpa Ananta"
  7. ^ a b - UGEL maps of the Quispicanchi Province 1 (Cusco Region)
  8. ^ Radio San Gabriel, "Instituto Radiofonico de Promoción Aymara" (IRPA) 1993, Republicado por Instituto de las Lenguas y Literaturas Andinas-Amazónicas (ILLLA-A) 2011, Transcripción del Vocabulario de la Lengua Aymara, P. Ludovico Bertonio 1612 (Spanish-Aymara-Aymara-Spanish dictionary)
  9. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa (2007). Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk’anch [Quechua-English dictionary] (PDF). La Paz, Bolivia.
  10. ^ "Callangate - Cusco, Peru • peakery". Archived from the original on 2013-10-14. Retrieved 2013-01-14.
  11. ^ PERU, Autor: GEO GPS. "Base de datos Perú - Shapefile - *.shp - MINAM - IGN - Límites Políticos". Retrieved 2020-04-30.
  12. ^ NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "Shuttle Radar Topographic Mission - Filled Data V2". Retrieved 12 April 2020.
  13. ^ a b "Callangate / Collpa Ananta / Cayangate". Andes Specialists. Retrieved 2020-04-12.
  14. ^ "Dominance - Page 2". Retrieved 2020-04-12.

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