Cotopaxi top

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  • Published: Saturday, 27 July 2019 11:21
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Welcome to the Cotopaxi Summit!
July 20 and 21

Thank you for participating in our tour, below, details and recommendations
Itinerary (Subject to unforeseen variations during the trip)
Day 1

· 8h00 Meeting in our office in Av. Valladolid and Coruña. Ed. Brana N24- 663 (3 blocks from Plaza Artigas).
09h00 Punctual departure.
During the trip
1. Talk about progression in glacier and clothing
2. Engagement talks and equipment
. 11h30 Arrival at the Control of the Cotopaxi National Park
. 12h00 Arrival at the refuge parking lot, walking and training techniques
. 12h15 Start of the walk to the refuge
13h00 Arrival at the Refuge
· 14h30 Theoretical school of progression in glacier
16h00 Return to the refuge
4:30 pm Dinner
· 17h30 Talk about the ropes and last details of the tour
18h30 Rest
22h00 Waking up and preparing for the ascent
23h00 Start of ascent

Day 2

07h00 approx. arrival at the summit
12h00 approx. Return to the shelter and rest.
· 14h00 Start of the return to Quito.
16h00 Stop to eat
18h00 (approximately) Arrival at the office

Clothing
- Comfortable slim 1st layer stockings.
- Half-layer high warm coats.
- NO JEANS 1st layer mesh pants (prohibited)
- Very warm 2nd layer pants
- Windproof 3rd layer pants
- Glasses maximum factor 4
- Coated buso 1st layer (Polartec type)
- 2nd layer thermal sweater
- Waterproof windbreaker 3rd layer with hood
- Pair of leggings for hiking boots
- Waterproof thermal gloves or mittens
- Headlamp with new batteries for 8 hours of use
- Sun protection protection factor 30 or more
- Lip balm
- Minimum backpack (30 liters) for box lunch, drinks, etc.
- Sleeping bag
- Cuellera, buff
- Ski mask
- Thermos of 1lt or bottle for drink.
- Sandals for use in the shelter. (you can rent them at the shelter for a cost of $ 1)
- Headphones

Required equipment:
- Trekking stick
- Harness with carabiner
- Helmet
- 1 ice ax
- High mountain boots
- 1 pair of crampons

ANNEXED
recommendations
-We will not have height problems, however, it is recommended the previous days an intake of foods rich in garlic, lemon, pearl onion, legumes and vegetables and plenty of water.
- Rest well the night before so that you can fully enjoy this enriching experience.
-The lunch that is provided is very sustained, however, it is very important to come with a very good breakfast.
-Important to have a camera (cell phone is enough) to immortalize those moments.
-Come with a great predisposition to fully enjoy and make the most of this trip.
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Glacier School

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  • Published: Monday, 15 July 2019 21:29
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Glacier School and Antisana Acclimatization!
Saturday July 13, 2019

Ecuador Volcano Antisana

Itinerary
(Subject to variations due to unforeseen circumstances during the trip)

-5h15 Meeting at our office in Valladolid N24-663 and Coruña edf Brana.
-6h00 Exit.
-6h10 Presentation dynamics
-6h50 Lectures on geology, history and the origin of The Avenue of the Volcanoes
-8h30 Approx. Arrival at the Mica and registration at the Ecological Reserve
-9h00 Approx. Stop first control in the Ecological Reserve
-11: 00 Arrival to the Virgin and preparation for the Glacier School
-12h30 Start to the Glacier School
-16h30 Start of the return to the virgin
-18h00 Arrival at the quarry, start of the return to Quito
-19h00 Arrival at the first control
-20h30 Approx. return to Quito

Clothing and equipment

- Comfortable thin 1st layer socks.
- High warmth 2nd layer socks.
- Pants 1st layer mesh NO JEANS (prohibited)
- Very warm second layer trousers
- Waterproof windbreaker 3rd layer trousers
- Glasses maximum factor 4
- Buso sheltered 1st layer (Polartec type)
- 2nd layer thermal pump
- Waterproof jacket 3ra windbreaker with hood
- High mountain boots with back support for crampons
- 1 pair of crampons with 2 front ends
- Pair of leggings for mountain boots
- Waterproof thermal gloves or mittens
- Harness with carabiner
- Helmet
- 1 Ice Ax
- Sun protection protection factor 30 or more
- Lip balm
- Minimum backpack (30 liters) for box lunch, drinks, etc.
- Cuellera buf
- 1 Trekking staff
- Ski mask
- 1lt thermos or bottle for drink.
- Head lamp

Required equipment
-Helmet
-Boots
-Cramps
-Arnes
-Piolet
-Walking stick

recommendations

-We will not have height problems, however it is recommended the previous days an intake of foods rich in garlic, lemon, pearl onion, legumes and vegetables and plenty of water.
- Rest well the night before so you can fully enjoy this enriching experience.
-The lunch provided is very sustained, however it is very important to come with a very good breakfast.
-Important to have a camera (cell phone is enough) to immortalize those moments.
- Come with a great predisposition to enjoy to the fullest and get the most out of this trip.

 

- Up to 7 days before departure, 100% refund.
- Up to 5 days before departure, 50% refund (change of destination is recommended) All refunds will be credited to a next tour on a credit note.
- 4 days or less does not apply refund.

Guidance Services
In case of requiring the private guidance of our guides, these services are available only through the agency and an advisor. All our guides have signed an exclusivity contract which does not allow them to guide any of our passengers directly outside of the programs or tours in any modality, whether it is paid or simple accompaniment.

 

Corazón

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  • Published: Thursday, 11 July 2019 17:06
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Itinerary

 

4h30 Meeting at our office in Av. 
5h00 Departure
5h01 Guide talks about the content of the tour and the beginning of the presentation dynamics
6:00 Stop 15 minutes (bath and shopping)
6h15 Departure and delivery of programs
7h00 Talk about clothing and equipment for glacier
The onion method by layers
Type of garment materials
Personal technical team
7:30 Arrival at the Chaupi
8h00 Arrival to the starting point of the walk
8h15 Explanatory talk: progression of large groups, behaviors and collaboration
8h30 Start of the walk
13h00 Arrival at the summit of the Heart 4790 masl
13h30 Start descent of the summit
16h30 Return to the bus, stretching exercises, motivation and promotion talk for the next outing
18h30 Stop rest and feeding
9:30 pm Arrival at the office
Clothing

• Sneakers with traction for trekking of high type boots (not converse, not sole shoes)

• High warm socks

• Leggings

• Warm trousers 1st warm. layer (jeans are not recommended).

• Waterproof pants 2nd. cap

• Buso sheltered 1st. layer (Polartec type)

• Warm sweater 2nd. cap

• Chompa breaks winds with hood 3ra. cap

• Buff neckband or scarf.

• Cap

• Hickory

• Waterproof thermal gloves

• Small backpack (30 kls.) For box lunch, clothes, etc.

• Replacement clothing (shoes, pants, sweater)

• Headlamp

Required equipment

• Helmet

• Harness

• Trekking sticks

recommendations

• Take a second piece of clothing in a suitcase in case it rains and we should change.

• We will not have height problems, however it is recommended the previous days an intake of foods rich in garlic, lemon, pearl onion, legumes and vegetables and plenty of water.

• Rest well the night before so you can fully enjoy this enriching experience.

• The lunch provided is very sustained, however it is very important to come with a very good breakfast.

• Important to have a camera (cell phone is enough) to immortalize those moments.

• Come with a great predisposition to enjoy to the fullest and get the most out of this trip.

Corazón

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  • Published: Thursday, 11 July 2019 17:06
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Itinerary

Difficut weather But you can get to the top
ecuador Corazon

 

Meeting at our office in Av. 
5h00 Departure
5h01 Guide talks about the content of the tour and the beginning of the presentation dynamics
6:00 Stop 15 minutes (bath and shopping)
6h15 Departure and delivery of programs
7h00 Talk about clothing and equipment for glacier
The onion method by layers
Type of garment materials
Personal technical team
7:30 Arrival at the Chaupi
8h00 Arrival to the starting point of the walk
8h15 Explanatory talk: progression of large groups, behaviors and collaboration
8h30 Start of the walk
13h00 Arrival at the summit of the Heart 4790 masl
13h30 Start descent of the summit
16h30 Return to the bus, stretching exercises, motivation and promotion talk for the next outing
18h30 Stop rest and feeding
9:30 pm Arrival at the office
Clothing

• Sneakers with traction for trekking of high type boots (not converse, not sole shoes)

• High warm socks

• Leggings

• Warm trousers 1st warm. layer (jeans are not recommended).

• Waterproof pants 2nd. cap

• Buso sheltered 1st. layer (Polartec type)

• Warm sweater 2nd. cap

• Chompa breaks winds with hood 3ra. cap

• Buff neckband or scarf.

• Cap

• Hickory

• Waterproof thermal gloves

• Small backpack (30 kls.) For box lunch, clothes, etc.

• Replacement clothing (shoes, pants, sweater)

• Headlamp

Required equipment

• Helmet

• Harness

• Trekking sticks

recommendations

• Take a second piece of clothing in a suitcase in case it rains and we should change.

• We will not have height problems, however it is recommended the previous days an intake of foods rich in garlic, lemon, pearl onion, legumes and vegetables and plenty of water.

• Rest well the night before so you can fully enjoy this enriching experience.

• The lunch provided is very sustained, however it is very important to come with a very good breakfast.

• Important to have a camera (cell phone is enough) to immortalize those moments.

• Come with a great predisposition to enjoy to the fullest and get the most out of this trip.

Carihuairazo

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  • Published: Tuesday, 02 July 2019 15:53
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Welcome to Carihuairazo!

Carihuairazo

 

Thank you for participating in our tour, below, details and recommendations

Itinerary

(Subject to variations due to unforeseen circumstances during the trip)

· 3h30 Meeting at our office in Av. Valladolid and Coruña. Ed. Brana N24-663 (3 blocks from Artigas square).

· 4h00 Departure

· 4h01 Talk about the content of the tour

· 4h05 Explanation about the care and responsibility of the equipment delivered

· 4h15 Start of group presentation dynamics

· 4h30 Talk about the location of the Ecuadorian Andes

· 5h00 Stop 15 min at the Terpel Gas Station (bathroom, shopping)

· 5h15 Departure

· 6h00 Talk about equipment, food and hydration

· 6h45 Explanatory talk, progression of large groups, behavior and collaboration

· 8h00 Start of walk

· 2:00 pm Arrival at the Carihuairazo Summit 5018 meters above sea level

· 14h15 Start descent

· 17h00 Approx. Arrival by bus, return to Quito

· 18h30 Stop for food

· 7:30 pm We return to Quito

· 21h25 Farewell 21h30 Arrival at the Office

Clothing

• Sneakers with traction for trekking of high type boots (not converse, not sole shoes)

• High warm socks

• Leggings

• Warm trousers 1st warm. layer (jeans are not recommended).

• Waterproof pants 2nd. cap

• Buso sheltered 1st. layer (Polartec type)

• Warm sweater 2nd. cap

• Chompa breaks winds with hood 3ra. cap

• Buff neckband or scarf.

• Cap

• Hickory

• Waterproof thermal gloves

• Small backpack (30 kls.) For box lunch, clothes, etc.

• Replacement clothing (shoes, pants, sweater)

• Headlamp

Required equipment

• Helmet

• Harness

• Trekking sticks

recommendations

• We will not have height problems, however it is recommended the previous days an intake of foods rich in garlic, lemon, pearl onion, legumes and vegetables and plenty of water.

• Rest well the night before so you can fully enjoy this enriching experience.

• The lunch provided is very sustained, however it is very important to come with a very good breakfast.

• Important to have a camera (cell phone is enough) to immortalize those moments.

• Come with a great predisposition to enjoy to the fullest and get the most out of this trip.

 

 


Tour cancellations


- Up to 7 days before departure, 100% refund.
- Up to 5 days before departure, 50% refund (change of destination is recommended)

- All reimbursements will be credited to a next tour on a credit note.
- 4 days or less does not apply refund.


Guidance Services

In case of requiring the private guidance of our guides, these services are available only through the agency and an advisor. All our guides have signed an exclusivity contract which does not allow them to guide any of our passengers directly outside of the programs or tours in any modality, whether it is paid or simple accompaniment.