Located in the center of the Ecuadorian Andes, the San Juan sector of Chimborazo Province is a spectacular place to practice rock climbing. San Juan is considered one of the best rock climbing places in the country for its potential to open new routes.
Our rock climbing tour in San Juan de Chimborazo will attract the most reckless people and also nature and landscape lovers, since here you can do birdwatching and also admire the gigantic Chimborazo volcano, which is the highest mountain mesured from the center of the earth.
La Chorrera canyon in located at 3.550 masl, so wearing warm and comfortable clothes is somethis that can't be missed, as well as the motivation to test the limits of your mind and body, while you climb the different routes that this impressive place offers.
Minimum 3 people, if it's less please communicate with us directly.
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. After eating our lunch, we will depart the Park. When we arrive at the San Juan camping area we will first prepare our tents and then talk about the awesome climb of the day! After watching a beautiful sunset and enjoying dinner, we will have time to rest for the next exciting day!
Day 2 will begin with breakfast at 8:00, then we will head back to Chimborazo for our first climb of the day. We will start with an easier route, technical level 5a, to warm up and familiarize ourselves with the rocks. We have the rest of the day to follow any of several different routes and challenges. The ultimate endurance test! We recommend that you relax your muscles and take advantage of the natural hot springs in Baños after our return from this fantastic and challenging trip!
Departure: 8:30 on Day 1
Return: 20:00 on Day 2