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2-day climbing to Antisana Summit

Climbing
Antisana Volcano

Climbing Antisana summit, at 5758 meters, in 2 days sounds amazing. Imagine how amazing it would be doing it yourself, guided by Edgar, an IFMGA certified guide.

Not specified

Andes

2 Days

Jan, Feb, Dec


Description

Antisana is the 4th highest peak in Ecuador, and my favourite mountain. The ascent in itself is beautiful, and it is the least visited of the country’s high mountains. So we get to enjoy a fantastic feeling of solitude. And from the summit, we can see most of the other famous volcanoes.

As well as being a important stratovolcano of Ecuador, Antisana is one of the drinking water providers of the country because of its constant cape of thick snow. That makes this mountain unique and ideal for climbers, and training glacier skills. So that, we invite you to live this exciting 2-day adventure around the east side of the Real Range of Ecuador.

In our first day we will get to Laguna Santa Lucia by car and if weather conditions help we will be taken to the end of the road in order to avoid walking up to there. And here starts the funniest! We keep the way hiking up to a glacier at 4.750 meters in where we will set up our camp and rest for the following challenging day.

The climb up to Antisana summit will take us about 8 hours. After the first hours we will need to put our ice equipment on in order to fulfill our ascent objective. And when we get to the 5.758-meter summit you will feel very proud of yourself (and so do I) because you did it!

Antisana can be climbed all year round, although the best months are from December to Febraury.

You just have to get in touch with me in order to organize your trip to Antisana according to your own wishes and requirements.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Transportation start and back

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner


Details

Meeting point

To be arranged

About the guide

UIAGM/IFMGA-ASEGUIM Mountain Guide from Ecuador.

I am a mountain guide, but also a passionate traveler, climber in rock and ice, and photographer. I spend my free time and holidays exploring new destinations, discovering new mountains and cultures.

I have more than 17 years of experience climbing mountains and volcanoes not only in Ecuador, but also in other South American countries such as Colombia, Peru, Bolivia and Argentina, and in the Alps in Austria, Italy, Switzerland and Germany. I also summited KhanTengri peak in the Himalayas, and Mt. McKinley in Alaska. This experiences prepared me to lead expeditions in challenging routes all around the world.

I studied 6 years of Tourism in the University, and followed ASEGUIM courses to become a mountain guide. I’ve also been evaluated by ENSA, and completed first aid courses in the Ecuadorian Red Cross.

I like guiding people from all around the world, and help them discover and enjoy the mountains, while reaching their objectives. I speak Spanish, English, German, Italian, and a bit of Russian.

Languages

Russian | Italian | German | English

Certificates

ASEGUIM | UIAGM

Residence

Machachi


What people are saying about this trip

Mark Oveson

5.00

January, 2022

This review is a bit misleading, because we didn't climb Antisana and we didn't climb with Edgar. We had originally intended to climb this peak, but we changed to Cotopaxi after a few discussions. Also, Edgar got sick a few days before our climb, so we climbed with a different guide (Franklin). But we were extremely happy with both the mountain and the guide.


 

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