Yes, the Chimborazo Volcano is the closest point to the sun. Its location near the equator (the widest section of the planet) combined with its elevation (6,268m) make it the furthest point from the center of the Earth. The volcano lies in the city of Riobamba in the Central Andes, 150 km southwest of Quito, Ecuador’s Capital.
Climbing Chimborazo implies a mixed ice and rock terrain, and it is specially recommended for climbers with previous experience in the use of crampons and ice-axe. In addition, along the famous Avenue of the Volcanoes you’ll find many other mountain ascents to acclimatize your body before this amazing 6268-meter goal. Come discover the fantastic and exciting Chimborazo Volcano! Explore-Share.com only promotes mountain trips led by certified guides.
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