Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
We will meet in Salento, where we will spend the night in the ‘Paisaje Andino’ hostel.
Also, we’ll use this time to acclimatise to the condtions and finish the details of the trip ahead.
We will explore and enjoy this interesting town.
The day will start early, at 06:30. Then we’ll ride a jeep until the valley of Cócora where we’ll meet our horses. Thereon we’ll hike for about 8 hours until La Playa (the beach) at 3,600m where we will spend the night at our campsite.
This route will give a real appreciation of the forested beauty of the area.
Our day will begin at 8:30am. We’ll begin trekking towards Cañon at 3,950m.
This 6 hour journey will provide stunning vistas and end with us enjoying its amazing volcanic thermals.
Our descent will take us about 8 hours. And we’ll finish the expedition with a great meal at a special local restaurant.
Personal Equipment list:
- Hat for the cold
- Hat for the sun
- Good quality Sun glasses
- Waterproof Jacket (Goretex or similar)
- Waterproof Trousers (Goretex or similar)
- Winter Coat (Polar)
- Base layer thermals
- Walking Trousers (Windproof, softshell or similar)
- Warm winter Jumper
- Waterproof Poncho (optional)
Hands and Feet:
- Thermal and/or Waterproof Gloves
- Hiking Boots, warm and waterproof
- Walking Cane
- Walking Socks x 2 pairs
- Backpack of 30/40 litres
- Seperate backpack to be exported by the horses
- Camelback o bottle – 2 litres minimum
Ascenso Andino is a rock climbing and high mountain agency based in Suesca, Colombia. Our staff of guides is professional, with more than 10 years of experience climbing and in expeditions in different mountains around the world.
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