Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Today we will drive from Quito to Mojanda lake, passing Otavalo, until we reach Fuya Fuya, where we will climb to the summit for acclimatization purposes, as well as an amazing view before returning to Otavalo.
Today we will drive from Otavalo to Ibarra, and then to the town of La Esperanza where we will ascend the trail of Imbabura before returning to Otavalo.
Today we will drive from Otavalo to the Ruales Oleas hut on Cayambe, where we will spend the night.
Today we will climb up to Picos Jarrin (5,200m), where we will spend the day practising ice climbing techniques such as roping up, how to use crampons, etc, before returning to the refuge for the night.
Today we will wake up at midnight and make our way to the summit of Cayambe. After descending, we will drive to the town of Machachi, where we will spend the night in the Charmy Hacienda.
Today will be a rest day in Machachi, but there are options such as water springs in Tesalia, exploring the local market, and horseback riding. We will spend the night in the Charmy Hacienda.
Today we will drive from Machachi to the Chimborazo reserve. We will then hike through the volcano avenue and make our way up to the Hermanos Carrel Refuge, where we will spend the night.
Today we will wake up at midnight and make our way up to the Chimborazo summit. After you have soaked in a truly unforgettable view, we will return to the Whymper hut, where we will rest and check our equipment before making our way back to the car that will return you to Quito.
Accommodations in Machachi at a Charmy Hacienda (double room), Oleas Ruales and the Hermanos Carrel Refuge.
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.
NEWNeed help deciding?
Stay up-to-date on the best adventures!