Volcano Cayambe is the 3rd highest volcano in Ecuador (5,790m high). It is located in the Cayambe – Coca Ecological Reserve in the Cordillera Oriental of the Andes, 70km north-east of Quito. Cayambe is the highest point in the world crossed by the Equator line.
Necessary Equipment you need :
Sleeping bag comfort zone -5°C (41°F) (rent for $10), big and small back pack (rent for $10), camelback type vessel for water, water, inside polar gloves, energy drinks and snacks, camera,sun cream, head lamp (rent for $10), warm walking trousers, sunglasses, puffer jacket or similar Wool hat, walking sticks, face mask, Large rucksack (50-70 liter) (only needed to transfer gear from the bus drop off at the Cotopaxi base up to the refuge)Reasonably day pack(35 liters) (needed from the refuge to Cayambe summit to accommodate plenty of water, crampons, warm gear including puffer jacket etc)
Prices per person :
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In Ecuador you can Climb all year, but these are the seasons
High Season: June to August / December to January
Low season: February to May / September to November
Ecuador is a fantastic destination that offers plenty of options for travel lovers. In addition to the Andes, Galápagos and Amazon Jungle are also part of this amazing land.
Climbing high altitudes needs previous training, if you are not correctly acclimatized you can suffer from different altitude illnesses.
We strongly reccomend to make acclimatization programs before you can reach the highest peaks in Ecuador.
Mountain climbing can be a high risk activity which can expose your physical ability to extreme conditions. For this reason we highly recommend to realize a previous appointment with your doctor for a general physical check up. We also recommend to not be taking any medication during your climbs, but in case you have to, you must previously ask your guide for authorization to take those medications during the tour.
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Trip-code: Number ►Ec-1981
Duration: 2 days
Participants: Minimum: 2 Maximum: 12
Country / Location: Ecuador
Mountain Guide: Fernando Iza
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