Malcante is an accessible peak near the small village of Cachi. There is a good gravel road to 4200m and there are radio masts on the summit. Sometimes known as Zamaca.
Driving back to Cachi after climbing Malcante, November 2023. Malcante is in the back middle, partly hidden by cloud.
We can organise guided ascents of this peak. For details of how to climb this peak and the neighbouring 6000m peak of Quemado and Cachi please see our guidebooks, which are available in English, Spanish, Polish and French editions, direct from us or from all good bookshops and mountaineering shops.