Volcan Siete Orejas

Photo of Volcan Siete Orejas

Photo by Christian Rodriguez

Details

Elevation (feet): 11056
Elevation (meters): 3370
Continent: North America
Country: Guatemala
Range/Region: Central American Ranges
Range/Region: Guatemala Ranges
Latitude: 14.8
Longitude: -91.58333
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jan, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Volcanic status: Dormant
Convenient Center: San Martin Sacatepequez (San Martin Chile Verde)

Thanks to Christian Rodriguez for adding this peak.

Description

Volcan Siete Orejas alternatives names: Tuigucxingan and Vucxiquin.

Siete Orejas means "seven ears", as the name suggested is a volcano with seven peaks. Two main peaks looks so similiar 1) 3157 mts and 2) 3370 mts at north-east face, both separated by 4 kms edge. The highest peak have a couple of wood crosses on top with rocks puttings in a circle. Uses by locals in their ceremonial rituals.

Crater is so huge, erosionated by the south side. Looks as a horseshoe.

Thanks to Christian Rodriguez for this description.

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