Trail Running in Ecuador

Take to the mountain trails and discover the brilliance of the Ecuadorian Andes

Nature is most alive in the mountainside of Ecuador. Active volcanoes scattered across the region, warm water spurns from the hot springs dotted around its surface, strong gushing waterfalls and dramatic peaks line the trails that we’ll take as we’ll go running among Ecuador’s spectacular landscapes. Visit all year round for different climates of trail running conditions.

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There are many reasons for choosing Trail Running in Ecuador

The running trails of Ecuador zigzag through gorgeous valleys and idyllic villages, by high mountains topped with snow and dramatic ridgelines, past beautiful hot springs and gushing waterfalls, and follow the ups and downs of the mountain slopes. And as with the steep inclines and declines, along with the high altitude, trail running in Ecuador is quite a demanding sport, which requires a good level of fitness.


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Best time to visit

Visit all year round for different climates of trail running conditions

What's the weather like?

The climate of Ecuador varies between its regions. Its highlands are characterised by a subtropical climate. Situated in the centre of the country, the highlands receive a much cooler climate than other parts of the country

More info about Trail Running in Ecuador:

Situated in the northwest of South America, Ecuador is bordered by Colombia to the north, Peru to the east as well as south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. The terrain of the country was home to a collection of indigenous peoples, which were first incorporated into the Inca Empire. Ecuador has four main geographic regions: the coast, which is the most fertile, the highlands that consists of the Andes that are packed with mountains and volcanoes, the Amazonian jungle, and the Galapagos Islands

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