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2 months to ascent the Cayambe

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2 months to ascent the Cayambe

We present our acclimatization program whose objective will be the Cayambe summit (third highest mountain in Ecuador with 5790 m. High)
The total duration is 2 months to achieve a good physical training. It will be developed on Saturday and Sunday so Ecuadorians people and residents can participate during their free time.
This program gradually taught the basics and fundamentals of mountaineering to progress safely and autonomy.
Contact Us! The experience will be very interesting, encounters and exchanges will be numerous...
Our beautiful mountains await you !!!!


Activities :
Climbing - Hiking and trekking - Trekking -

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We present our acclimatization program whose objective will be the Cayambe summit (third highest mountain in Ecuador with 5790 m. High)

The total duration is 2 months to achieve a good physical training. It will be developed on Saturday and Sunday so Ecuadorians people and residents can participate during their free time.
This program gradually taught the basics and fundamentals of mountaineering to progress safely and autonomy.
 

Contact Us! The experience will be very interesting, encounters and exchanges will be numerous...
Our beautiful mountains await you !!!!




Acclimatization program Saturday and Sunday to ascent the summit of the Cayambe Volcano

Duration program of two months on Saturdays and Sundays, all excursions are not mandatory

Walks with progressive acclimatization
Also suitable for beginners
Objective: Learn the basics of mountaineering and reach the summit of Cayambe (5790 m. of altitude)

Starting dates of the programs:

April, Saturday 9th, 2016
September, Saturday 3rd, 2016
Saturday, October 29th, 2016



April, Saturday 9th, 2016 / September, Saturday 3rd, 2016 / October, Saturday 29th, 2016

Papallacta - Hike from the Virgin to the hot springs of Papallacta

Maximum height: 4200 meters
Minimum height: 3500 meters
Physical Level: Low
Technical Level: Low
Hiking time: 5 hours


April, Saturday 16th, 2016 / September, Saturday 10th, 2016 / November, Saturday 5th, 2016

Ascension to Rucu Pichincha


Maximum height: 4696 meters
Minimum height: 4000 meters
Physical Level: Low
Technical level: Medium - Low
Hiking time: 5 hours


April, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th, 2016 / September, Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th, 2016 / November, Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th, 2016

Ascension to Fuya Fuya and Imbabura - Accommodation in Otavalo

Fuya Fuya

Maximum height: 4280 meters
Minimum height: 3730 meters
Physical Level: Low
Technical Level: Low
Hiking time: 4 hours

Imbabura

Maximum height: 4630 meters
Minimum height: 3300 meters
Physical level: Medium
Technical level: Medium - Low
Hiking time: 7 hours


May, Saturday 7th, 2016 / October, Saturday 1st, 2016 / November, Saturday 26th, 2016

Ascension to Corazon volcano

Maximum height: 4780 meters
Minimum height: 3685 meters
Physical level: Medium
Technical level: Medium
Hiking time: 7 hours


May, Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th, 2016 / October, Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th, 2016 / December, Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th, 2016

Ascension to Pasochoa and Rumiñahui Summit (Central Peak) - Camping in Ticatilín (near Cotopaxi park) - Campfire and picnic dinner

Pasochoa

Maximum height: 4200 meters
Minimum height: 3300 meters
Physical level: Medium
Technical level: Medium
Hiking time: 6 hours


Rumiñahui (The Central Peak)

Maximum height: 4630 meters
Minimum height: 3900 meters
Physical level: Medium
Technical level: Medium
Hiking time: 7 hours


May, Saturday 21st, 2016 / October, Saturday 15th, 2016 / December, Saturday 10th, 2016

Trekking of the Pichinchas (from The Guagua Pichincha to the Rucu)

Maximum height: 4790 meters
Minimum height: 4000 meters
Physical Level: Medium - High
Technical level: Medium
Hiking time: 9 hours

This trekking of the Pichinchas is mandatory to measure the physical level of each participant and to organize the roped parties for Cayambe climbing.



May, Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th, 2016 / October, Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd, 2016 / December, Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th, 2016

Cayambe summit in 2 days

Maximum height: 5790 meters
Minimum height: 4600 meters
Physical Level: Medium - High
Technical level: Medium - High - glacier with crampons and ice axe
Hiking time: 9 hours


 

Papallacta - Hike from the Virgin to the hot springs of Papallacta
• $ 35

Ascension to Rucu Pichincha
• $ 30

Ascension to Fuya Fuya and Imbabura - Accommodation in Otavalo
• $ 90

Ascension to Corazon volcano
• $ 40

Ascension to Pasochoa and Rumiñahui Summit (Central Peak) - Camping in Ticatilín (near Cotopaxi park) - Campfire and picnic dinner
• $ 85

Trekking of the Pichinchas (from The Guagua Pichincha to the Rucu)
• $ 45

Cayambe summit in 2 days
• $ 189


 


Indicated Prices are based on 20 participants
* If there are fewer participants, a surcharge per person will be calculated to confirm the departure

 

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Practical advices

Acclimatization hikes:

Clothing required:
Gloves and hat, Waterproof jacket, thermal clothing, hiking boots

Suggested personal equipment:
Small backpack, walking sticks, sunglasses, sunscreen


Cayambe:

We provide ice axe, crampons, harness, rope and carabiners

Here is a list of personal equipment to take for climb in Ecuador

Cap
Gloves and waterproof gloves
Technical jacket and waterproof over pants
Headlamp
Glasses for glacier (protective 3 or 4)
Shoes suitable for crampons with internal thermal boots or plastic boots (less modern models)
Sleeping bag
Backpack 50 lt. (to take the equipment up to refuge)
Small backpack for climbing
Walking sticks (optional)
Gaiters

Consult to your doctor options against mountain sickness / altitude (soroche).
 


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