Rock Climbing Banos & Ecuador
Rock climbing is the ultimate activity for the outdoor adventure enthusiast. Whether you are an advanced climber or a beginner, Geotours has an exciting trip waiting for you! Come see the world from another perspective, where the privileged few have conquered the challenge of the climb.
Your safety is our highest priority. Geotours follows strict international safety guidelines and will equip you with helmet, cat feet, harness, ropes, carabiners, etc. prior to leaving our office in Baños. Our licensed guides have extensive experience and will be with you for the duration of the activity.
ROCK CLIMBING TOURS, DETAILS AND ITINERARIES
MARIA INES HALF DAY CLIMB
Scale the giant basaltic rock walls expelled centuries ago by our Tungurahua volcano. Our specialized guides will be there to help direct you and make sure you have a great climbing experience with Geotours!
SAN JUAN de CHIMBORAZO TWO DAY EXPEDITION
Located in the center of the Ecuadorian Andes, the San Juan sector of Chimborazo Province offers one of the most versatile rock climbing sites in the area. Day 1 begins at the Geotours office where you will be outfitted with the proper climbing and safety equipment before traveling in our comfortable van to the Wildlife Reserve of Chimborazo. From the parking lot you will enjoy the stunning scenery at a starting altitude of 4,800 meters (15,750 feet). We begin our ascent along the challenging limestone cliffs and arrive at our destination of 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) where the glacier starts. At 14:00 we will eat our lunch and then depart the Park. Arriving at the San Juan camping area we prepare our tents and enjoy talking about the awesome climb of the day! Sunset will come around 18:30, followed by dinner at 20:00 and then to rest up for the next exciting day!
Day 2 will begin with breakfast at 8:00 and then back to Chimborazo for our first climb of the day. We start with an easier route, technical level 5a, to warm up and familiarize ourselves with the rocks. We have the remainder of the day to follow any of several different routes and challenges.
We recommend that you relax your muscles and take advantage of the natural hot springs in Baños after this fantastic and challenging trip!