Join me for a breathtaking 16-day Expedition up 3 of the Highest Peaks in Ecuador. Together, we will climb Antisana (5,758m), Cayambe Volcano, (5,790m), and Chimborazo (6,310m).
This trip is not just about reaching the summit of 3 incredible peaks however, but exploring the glory of Ecuador as a Country and Culture. Hence, why the whole trip will take 16 days.
In between the climbs of these glorious peaks, you will get the chance to explore the Indigenous Market of Otavalo. You will get to enjoy Baños, a beautiful valley town. And Papallacta a paradise like place where you will get to relax and enjoy the warm water of natural hot springs. You will also have a day to explore the capital city of Quito, where we will happily take take you on a tour. There are Zoos and Museums on this trip. There are Andean Eagles and Condors. Even the drives from place to place will offer you a glimpse into the beauty of Ecuador’s magnificent landscape.
And all of that is not including what you will see climbing up and reaching the top of those 3 peaks. Actually, 4 peaks if you also include the Pichincha Volcano (4,794m), which we will climb for Acclimatization purposes on the third day.
In order, we will climb Cayambe, Antisana, and conclude with Chimborazo, the Highest Peak in all of Ecuador.
Each one of these climbs will present its own unique experience. They will also present their own brilliant, Panoramic Views once you reach their summits. However, this climbs are challenging. They will involve the usage of many mountaineering skills involving Ice and Rock Climbing. Each climb will also involve hours of Night Climbing because we will beginning each ascent at Midnight.
So come, join me on this amazing journey to the peaks of Ecuador’s 3 greatest jewels, Cayambe, Antisana, and Chimborazo. While also having the chance to see a great deal of Ecuador itself, from tasting its food, to talking with its people to traversing its glaciers. This will be a trip you will remember for the rest of your life.
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And if you want to see even more of Ecuador’s incredible, natural treasures, and would like to join me on a tour of the World Famous Island of Galapagos, you can also join me here.
Price per person
- Guiding fee
- All meals during trip
- Transport during the trip
- Group equipment
- Permit and entrance fees
Skill level required
Fitness level required
Quito International Airport.
10 nights will be spent in hotels of various class ratings.
Personal Gear climbers should bring with them include, Gore-Tex type jacket, Fleece thermals or warm fleece, a pair of light liner gloves, Balaclava or polypropylene cap, Wool or synthetic socks, Headlamp, Glacier glasses/dark sunglasses, Sleeping bag (20-30 degrees Fahrenheit), Backpack, Trekking Boots, Plastic climbing boots, crampons, gaiters, 3 pairs of outer socks, 3 pairs of liners, 2 pairs long underwear, down jacket, Gore-Tex parka, warm pants, Gore-Tex pants or bib, warm gloves/mitts, Gore-Tex over mitts, cap/hat, helmet, ice axe w/leash, harness, 2 locking carabineers, some oval bineers, prussic slings/ascenders, ski poles, plastic garbage bags, thermarest pad, spoon, bowl, compass, personal toilet/first-aid kit including drugs/sunscreen/chapstick, camera, and a one-liter poly bottle.