BIKING & CLIMBING COTOPAXI 3DAYS
Cotopaxi National Park is a protected area it goes from an altitude of 3.200 up to almost 6.000mts. Due to its near perfect conical shape, Cotopaxi is Ecuador's most famous volcano. We suggest this 3 day program to provide a better opportunity to reach the summit. First day is biking inside the National Pak, second day staying at the refuge and safety briefing techniques, third day climbing to the summit.
Day 01.- Quito – Cotopaxi National Park - Biking
Transfer to El Pedregal north entrance 3.800mts. After a short briefing about basic techniques we will start cycling 3 to 4 hours. Overnight and dinner at La Rinconada 3.800mts. (Lunch/Diner/Refuge)
After breakfast, car drive to the parking area. Hike to the hut 45 minutes +- lunch at the hut, basic climbing techniques briefing outside the refuge. Dinner and rest. (Lunch/Diner/Refuge)
Transportation (4X4) Quito – Cotopaxi – Quito, ASEGUIM guide 1 for 2 people (for climbing), basic climbing equipment: crampons, harness, ice axe, refuge 2 nights, Mountain meals during the tour: 2 box lunches, 2 dinners, 2 breakfast, water, tea, coffee, bike equipment: bicycle, helmet and gloves.
What to bring Sleeping bag, back pack, warm and rain clothes, trek shoes, hat or cap, gloves, flashlight (torch) with spare batteries, sunglasses, sunscreen, camera.