Climbing Iliniza South 5.266mts
To climb Iliniza South requires good technical ability for mixed climbing. You should know how to climb on ice and rock, and be in good physical condition. This mountain is far more technical than Cotopaxi or Chimborazo.
Day 1: Quito – El Chaupi
Depart from Quito at 10:00a.m and drive approx. 3 hours to la Virgin below the mountain refuge we will have lunch then continue up to the refuge 4.600mts and rest. In the afternoon, we will have a safety briefing. Dinner and overnight/refuge
Day 2: Refuge - Iliniza South Summit
After a very early breakfast at 4:00 a.m., we climb to the summit, which should take us 4 to 5 hours, with good weather. Once we reach the summit, we will descend to the refuge (approx. 2 hours). Return to Quito.
Climbing equipment: boots, crampons, harness, ice axe, mittens, rain jacket, sleeping bag, personal equipment, meals not mentioned, personal expenses, tips and beverages.
What to bring
Back pack, warm and rain clothes, trek shoes, 2 to 3 pair of socks, hat or cap, gloves, flashlight (torch) with spare batteries, sunglasses with a strap, sun block, camera, with spare batteries
We climb all the mountains in Ecuador as well as other peaks around the continent; We organize expeditions to: Peru, Bolivia, Argentina (Aconcagua) Alaska (Mount Makinley), Anapurna, Mont Everest, among other destinations.