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We’ll drive to the Hermanos Carrel Hut (4800 m), on the base of Chimborazo. Then, we’ll hike to Whymper Refuge (5000 m). We’ll prepare our gear and then we’ll go on a short hike to the rock needles known as Chamonix Needles(5240 m). We’ll have an early dinner and spend the night at the refuge.
Today we’ll start early to make sure we have enough time to reach the summit of Chimborazo (6310 m) by 7:00 am. The ascent will take us 7 hours. And it will take us another 3 to return to the Jeep.
*Optional High Camp:
We will have the chance to spend a night in a high camp on the second day. This greatly increases the summit attempt success, because we will be starting at a higher point, making for a shorter summit day.
High Camp (Optional)
Please contact me for information about the Price.
On request, we can also arrange a more demanding and technical climbing trip.
UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Guide from Ecuador.
I fell in love with the mountains at a young age while climbing Ecuador’s volcanoes with my father. I guided in the Andes for 8 years and have been guiding for the past four years in the Northwest United States. In 1997 I expanded his adventure skills by taking on rock climbing. I represented Chimborazo province three times as the Ecuadorian National Rock Climbing Champion.
I completed his UIAGM certification with the Bolivian Mountain & Trekking Guide Association, accredited by the National School of Ski and Alpinism of Chamonix (ENSA), and completed Advanced Alpine and Rock Guides Courses with American Mountain Guide Association (AMGA).
I usually spend some months every year in Ecuador (from October to January, but it varies every year). The rest of the year I am based and guide in Europe.
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