Chimborazo – 2 Day Adventure

Chimborazo – 2 Day Adventure

Chimborazo – 2 Day Adventure

Chimborazo – 2 Day Adventure

  • Departure
    Geotours Office - Check the map
  • Next Departure
    Available from January to December 2019
  • What´s Included
    Technical climbing gear
    Specialized high-mountain bilingual guide
    Transportation
    Meals
  • Not Included
    Tips
    Shelter fee ($20)
    Pictures

Chimborazo – 2 Day Adventure Description

Summit Chimborazo, the highest elevation in Ecuador and the closest peak on Earth to the Sun!

What to bring 

  1. Warm, comfortable and water-proof clothing
  2. Change of clothes for three days 
  3. Water-proof hiking shoes
  4. Sleeping bag 
  5. Sunglasses
  6. Sunscreen
  7. Flashlight incl. batteries 
  8. Energy bars

Chimborazo – 2 Day Adventure Itinerary

  1. Relax and enjoy the interesting mountain terrain as we embark on our three hour drive from Baños to the refuge.
  2. From the wetlands of Abraspungo Valley to the arid lands and snow-peaked mountain top, the Chimborazo province is beautiful.
  3. Look carefully and you may see a pack of wild Vicuña traversing the land.
  4. Our first walk, approximately 30 minutes long, will be to the second refuge that stands at an altitude of 5000 meters (16404 feet).
  5. We will spend the afternoon there, eating lunch and listening to safety and instruction briefings and taking part in interactive demonstrations of climbing techniques.
  6. After dinner it’s time to relax and enjoy the wonders of nature and sky full of stars!
  7. At midnight our adventure continues!
  8. Embrace the challenge of our 7-8 hour hike to the summit of Chimborazo, the highest point in Ecuador and the closest peak on Earth to the Sun.
  9. We reverse our trek and return to the shelter, where we will have lunch and head back to Baños.
  10. Climbers will certainly be proud of their accomplishments after this trip!
  11. Departure: 10:00 on Day 1
  12. Return: Approx. 17:00 on Day 2 
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