- For other places with the same name, see Andes (disambiguation).
The Andes are a vast mountain chain in South America. It extends from Chile to Venezuela through Colombia, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador.
Most of these people will speak Spanish, Quechua or Aymara. If not they will have a lesser-known tribal language.
- Aconcagua, the highest peak of the Andes, rises to 6,962m above sea level, making the Andes the highest mountain range outside Asia. Climbing expeditions for Aconcagua usually set out from the Argentinian city of Mendoza
- Ojos del Salado in Northern Chile is a comparatively easy to climb peek, still 6,893m.
- Many ski centers operate in the Andes during the winter months.
- Hike the Inca Trail