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Walking Aclimatization – Guagua Pichincha volcano

The lovers of mountaineering each year find in the elevations of the equator the perfect place to live height experiences. Volcanoes like the Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, Cayambe or the Sangay take the protagonism of this extreme adventure and cause the fans to want to conquer their peaks. But before you travel it is important to perform a previous acclimatization, to achieve the purpose of reaching its summits. The most optimal and recommended is to adapt to the environment in mini-mountains as the Guaduica Pichincha volcano with 4790 m / 15715 feet high. It is located northwest of the community of Lloa and a bit south of the Richu Pichincha. To reach the volcano, the most accessible is for the community of Lloa, the entrance is by southern Quito at the entrance to the tape at the height of the Meno two to southern Quito.

Physical level: low medium.  Technical level: low average.  Maximum elevation of 4,790 feet.  Maximum height of 4,000 meters.  Grassland medium prairie, sandbox, rock

Necessary equipment
  • Polar clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Hiking shoes
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Solar protector
  • Cotton pants
  • Walking canes (optional)
  • Meeting time at 07 am From the hotel 
  • Trip to Vuccan Vuguño Pichincha
  • Information talk (explaining climatic conditions / equipment / height)
  • Starts as the
  • Agenda to the summit
  • Return to Quito 
  • Transportation from Quito to the Vuccan Vuccan Pichincha and return
  • Bilgetune certificate
  • Box Lunch
  • Technical equipment (helmet) 
  •  Nothing unspecified in the program.

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