Elevation: 20,574 ft.
Location: Cordillera Vilcabamba
Salcantay is an outstanding snow peak, located less than fifty miles northwest of the city of Cuzco in south central Peru. It is the highest mountain of the Cordillera Vilcabamba. Because of its proximity to the city, it is easily accessible and is climbed frequently. The best climbed months are May, June, July, August, early September