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“SOUTH ILLINIZAS CLIMBING TOUR”

3 DAYS HIGHLY RECOMEMDED FOR ACCLIMATATION!

TOURIST PLACE:Illinizas
ALTITUDE:5248 m Maximum pick and 5120 m at the Ambato ‘s Pick
DISTANCE:3 hours to the Refuge (1 st day); and 5-6 hours to the summit (2 nd day)
SIZE GROUP:Minimum 2 people – Maximum 8 people
INCLUDE:Private transportation from Quito to Quito, food, equipment, guide certified by Association of Mountain Guides of Ecuador.
NOT INCLUDE:Entrance fee and Refuge
TIME:Minimum 2 days – Maximum 3 days
PRICE:(Available for one person but the price is double)

ITINERARY :

FIRST DAY: We leave Quito at 10:30 a.m. It will take us about 3 hours to arrive to the place named “La Virgen O Bosque Encantado de Polilepis”. Our first stop is at the parking. From there we will have a walk in a ground full of sand. We will walk for about 3-4 hours until the refuge. There, we will eat a delicious box lunch, and after that the guide is going to explain you about the mountain and will teach you how to use the equipment ant the different technical ands safety instructions. Finally the guide will check the equipment, you have dinner and then you go to sleep.

SECOND DAY : You should wake up at 3 am to get ready, take a coffee and start the climbing. It will take you about 5 to 6 hours to reach the summit. Depending on the climate and the snow conditions you will be able to reach the Maximum pick or the Ambato ‘s pick. If you arrive at the summit, it will take you approximately 2 hours and a half to descend until the refuge. On arrival you will have breakfast and after that continue walking down until the parking for about 1 hour and a half. Finally we take the car to go back to Quito.

ANNOTATIONS: Equipment for a minimum temperature of 10 C below zero. Sun block for 25 C. Lip balm. Protection for cameras against low temperatures. Small back packs to climb to the summit. Minimum one liter of bottled water.

YOU WILL NEED:

– Passport (original)
– Warm clothes – Small backpack
– Extra batteries for the flashlight.
– Camera / Film (200/400/800 ASA)

WE PROVIDE YOU:

– Plastic boots
– Ice axes
– Harness.

Note: Passengers are responsible for damage or loss to equipment while in their possession

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