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Chimborazo & Cotopaxi Expedition
Hostels are dorm-style accommodation used during certain legs of our trips and expeditions. They have taken care of every detail and could not have asked anything better. Special rules may apply on selected trips where permits are non-refundable, but we'll always do our best for you. The ability to rest in comfort between our climbs and enjoy Ecuadorian hospitality throughout the trip makes Ecuador one of the most enjoyable places in the world to climb. Return to the hostel.
Meals: Dinner Accommodation: Refuge Ruales-Oleas-Bergé Cayambe Summit 18,996 ft. You can also leave valuable items in the safe. The sky there is stark blue, the air is fresh, transparent and cool. Need we explain further? At this point we will pack our belongings and get ready to make our ascent. Chimborazo High Camp Elevation: 5300 m. The first ascent was made by the famous expeditionary Edward Whymper back in 1892, and the mountain has four main summits. Quito is actually built on a shelf on the eastern side of this massif.
We can help you learn more about how to prepare for your high-altitude adventure. After we will visit the Tigua community to observe the leather crafts that people make in these places. From El Chaupi will drive south through the Avenue of the Volcanoes until getting to the Cotopaxi National Park entrance. Today we will wake up in Baños, a town located at the edge of the Pastaza River Canyon on top of a lava Plateau. The climb up to the summit of Cotopaxi is not highly technical, but it does require a pre-climb glacier travel course. Rest or reserve day for Chimborazo climb, spent in Quito. The majority of our clients come from North America, the UK or Europe, meaning that 98% of the time, the expedition is guided in English.
Exploring the city is a good way to begin your acclimatisation process! From El Chaupi will drive south through the Avenue of the Volcanoes until getting to the Cotopaxi National Park entrance. Climbing The following scale reflects the difficulty of the climb considering the technical specifications, experience required, altitude and duration of the ascent. We operate what we believe is the finest mountaineering school in the country. In addition to the Andes, Galápagos and Amazon Jungle are also part of this amazing land. Our team of mountain guides will prepare you for all aspects of this trip. By the end of this trip, you'll have summited 4 mountains, 2 of which are above 5000m and 1 of which is above 6000m.
We recommend Global Rescue for both types of insurance. Return to the hostel. In the morning at 9:00 am we will meet with the guides to drive to the Chimborazo wildlife reserve. The Ecuador expedition is challenging, and requires climbers to be in excellent physical condition. Then we will have dinner and rest until midnight. Firstly, there is some very specific training you should be doing.
Then, we will continue our hike walking on sandy terrain, and after a while we'll get to the top! In preparation for the 2-day Cotopaxi climb, climbers enjoy a relaxing day at Quilotoa Lagoon, hiking around an amazing volcanic crater filled with water tucked into the Ecuadorian highlands. The first day of acclimatization, as well as the two first hikes depart from Quito, and once they are completed, you will return to a hotel in Quito for the night. Ecuador climbing COTOPAXI-CHIMBORAZO 9 DAY Tour ASCENT COTOPAXI-CHIMBORAZO 9 DAYS TRIP This program, in addition to all the mountains offered in our 6-day program, also includes the opportunity to summit the volcano Chimborazo. Once in the High Camp, we will pack our belongings and then, we will still need to go down 2 hours to the parking lot, where our transportation will be ready to drive us down to Quito. The ascent normally takes between six to seven hours up and two hours for the descent.
More and more climbers are choosing this new option, which starts at 5300 m, again the climb takes 2 days, but starting at this elevation cuts the attack time in almost half, making it even possible to climb the mountain in the afternoon, here is a short video of a rare Summit done by our clients at Sunset 6 pm. I walked home with a gold dark boy, And never a word I'd say, Chimborazo , Cotopaxi Had taken my speech away: I gazed entranced upon his face Fairer than any flower-- O shining Popocatapetl It was thy magic hour: The houses, people, traffic seemed Thin fading dreams by day, Chimborazo, Cotopaxi They had stolen my soul away! This walk will take us 5 hours in total. B - BL - D Day 4: Illinizas Refuge - Summit Illiniza Norte 5116 m - Hotel We'll get up at the break of dawn and after a climb of 4 hours we'll reach the summit. Once at the refuge will pack our belongings, have something to eat and go down to the parking lot, where our transportation will be ready to take us to Baños city. It is characterized by good climbing opportunities and impressive glaciers. The line of equator passes there, at the altitude of 3000m above the sea level.
This is a chance to improve your alpine mountaineering skills while climbing at high altitude. Most people drive into the National Park, hike to the hut of Cotopaxi and leave again. Itinerary: Day 1:Hike Pasocho 13,778 f t. The climb up to the summit of Cotopaxi is not highly technical, but it does require the use of crampons, ice axes and ropes. During the climb ropes will be used to protect the team from crevasses and also to provide protection on the steeper sections. As the only hotel located inside the Cotopaxi National Park, Tambopaxi is a charming and welcoming lodge. During the excursion we spend a free day in Baños.
These hikes are also important in preparing your body to summit Cotopaxi and Chimborazo, as each hike aids in acclimatization. Many of our hosts, drivers, porters were warm and friendly. From here will drive east to the Cotopaxi parking lot 4. It is a perfect place for resting and taking pictures of the beautiful Andean surroundings. After descending we'll return to Quito. From the summit you'll have a marvelous view on the crater, with its diameter of 800 m and sourrounding volcanoes and peaks.