Ritacuba Blanco (5410m) is the highest mountain of the Colombian Andes Cordillera Oriental, and the second highest in the country, with its massive glacier and beautiful views from the summit drawing in many mountain climbers each year.
There are a variety of routes and trails available to mountain climb up Ritacuba Blanco, with each entailing many different and unique characteristics.
Take a pick from our selection of mountain climbing trips on Ritacuba Blanco, and prepare to be thrilled!
Some of the climbing routes up Ritacuba Blanco can be quite challenging, so having a decent level of fitness and some previous mountain climbing experience is recommended.
The weather can turn quite quickly in the area, particularly at night, so please pack and wear appropriately warm mountain climbing clothing so as not to get caught out.
Vary little temperature variation during the year, with 20 degrees celsius the average daytime temperature. Wet seasons from April-May and October-November.
From Bogota, it is approximately 387km (8 hours) drive via car or bus to Guican, which is where most climbs begin.
December-March, which is a dry season in Colombia.
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