On the Cordillera Blanca
, the world's highest tropical mountain range, Huascarán
rises to 22,205 feet (6768 m) above sea level
. This mountain has two summits -- the higher one is Huascarán Sur
and the lower one is Huascarán Norte
(21,834 ft or 6655 m).
Huascarán is the second highest peak in the Americas. Only Aconcagua is higher.