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Cumbre Cotopaxi

CUELLO DE LUNA , como se conoce a este estratovolcán, es uno de los más altos en actividad con una altitud de 5897 m (19.347. 11 pies), es el segundo más alto después de Chimborazo, dentro del Parque Nacional Cotopaxi.

VOLCÁN COTOPAXI

Cumbre Cotopaxi

La primera área de visita turística en el Ecuador continental, ubicada al sur de Quito a 50 km (31 millas), miles de turistas buscan llegar a la cumbre de este volcán por año, por su facilidad en conectividad, clima, en las rutas que no tenemos. paredes de escalada, solo caminamos hacia la cima.

Adicional a 4.800m (15.748.03 pies) tenemos el refugio José Rivas y con el transporte 4×4 al estacionamiento a 4.600m (15.091.86 pies), los excursionistas sin experiencia comienzan su actividad en Ecuador, su primera montaña alta es la Cotopaxi

Adicional su perfecta forma cónica cubierta de glaciares llama la atención e hipnotiza para que tomes una foto y mejor en su cráter, en nuestro recorrido de 2 días te llevamos a la cumbre, la excursión de ataque a la cumbre se realiza desde la medianoche , el tiempo en horas aproximadas es de entre 7 a 8 horas.

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Day 1.- We will check the equipment with your guide in the offices in Quito, 10:30 a.m. we will leave in direction south until the town of Machachi for lunch, then with our 4x4 vehicle we will arrive to the parking lot 4.600m (15.091.86 ft), here we put on most of the equipment so that you do not have to carry everything to the refuge, we walk 45min until the José Rivas Refuge at 4.800m (15.748.03 ft), in the afternoon we will have a talk and school of glacier to handle equipment, depending on the climate, dinner and rest.

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Day 2

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At the beginning on the second day 00:30 a.m., we will have a cup of tea and our bags pack with the necessary things and we will go out to attempt to the summit between 7 to 8 hours walking on ice, very slow, to arrive to the sunrise between 6 to 7 a.m. return to the refuge, breakfast, return to Quito about 14:00 p.m. We work in ropes of 2 tourists 1 guide, if one of the tourist makes the decision to go down without reaching the summit for any reason, all the ropes return and if the group is bigger and we have more guides, one guide goes down and the others continue climbing.
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INCLUDES.

  • Prívate transport 4×4.
  • Certified ASEGUIM guide in Spanish/English.
  • Meals (Lunch and dinner first day, breakfast second day).
  • Refuge, bed, mattress, thermal blanket.
  • Course, school of glacier depends on the weather.
  • Technical mountain equipment: plastic boots, crampons, harness, carabineer, helmet, flashlight without batteries, external gloves of 2 fingers, gaiters, ice axe, waterproof pants, waterproof jacket, rope.
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NOT INCLUDED.

  • Extra food and drinks, water 2 liters per day.
  • Personal equipment: Lycra type shirt and pants, polar jacket and pants, internal gloves, 2 to 3 pairs of socks, 2 backpacks 1 of 40 liters and 1 of 15 liters, buff.
  • Sunblock
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Batteries for the flashlight 2 pairs AAA.