Cotopaxi Expedition

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Our Cotopaxi Expedition is to one of the highest active volcanoes in the world, with a nearly perfect conical shape, Cotopaxi attracts more visitors than any other volcano in Ecuador.  Cotopaxi is the second highest mountain in Ecuador (5,897 meters/19,347  feet) and the most popular high altitude climb in the country because of the relative simplicity involved in the climb.  Although, climbing Cotopaxi is considered not difficult, it is considered a technical climb too, because of the technical climbing gear necessary for the ascent, such as: crampons, ice axe and crevasse rescue gear.  For confirmed dispatch dates, please check our events page for the most updated information.

Cotopaxi Expedition:  Overview

Location: Cotopaxi, Ecuador, South America

Lat/Lon: 0.6667°S / 78.4333°W

Activity: Mountaineering

Season: Summer or Winter seasons

Elevation: 19,347 ft / 5,897 m

Group Size: 2-12

 Cotopaxi Expedition:  Included

  • Professional ASEGUIM mountain guide (ratio 2 climbers -1 guide)
  • Meals on the mountain as mentioned above (Breakfast, Lunch,  Dinner)
  • Accommodation in José Ribas hut
  • Cotopaxi National Park Entrance fee
  • Acclimatization tour Pasachoa 4,250 meters.
  • Pick up from airport, transfer hotel
  • Private transportation during the trip

Cotopaxi Expedition: Not included

  • Mountain equipment (mountaineering boots, crampons, ice axe, harness, sleeping bags, mittens, sun glasses, head lamp, snow clothing etc.)
  • Personal clothing
  • Extra drinks in the hut
  • Hotel in Quito (3 nights)
  • Food in town
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance
  • International Airfare

As one of the highest active volcanoes in the world, with a nearly perfect conical shape, Cotopaxi attracts more visitors than any other volcano in Ecuador.   Cotopaxi is the second highest mountain in Ecuador (5,897 meters/19,347  feet) and the most popular high altitude climb in the country because of the relative simplicity involved in the climb.  But although, climbing Cotopaxi is considered not difficult, it is considered a technical climb too, because of the technical climbing gear necessary for the ascent, such as: crampons, ice axe and crevasse rescue gear.

Facts:

  • Location: Cotopaxi, Ecuador, South America
  • Lat/Lon: 0.6667°S / 78.4333°W
  • Activity: Mountaineering
  • Season: Summer, Winter
  • Elevation: 19,347 ft / 5,897 m
  • Group Size: 2-12

The price includes:

  • Private transportation during the trip
  • Professional ASEGUIM mountain guide (ratio 2 climbers -1 guide)
  • Meals on the mountain as mentioned above (Breakfast, Lunch,  Dinner)
  • Accommodation in José Ribas hut
  • Cotopaxi National Park Entrance fee
  • Acclimatization tour Pasachoa 4,250 meters.
  • Pick up from airport, transfer hotel

The price does not include:

  • Mountain equipment (mountaineering boots, crampons, ice axe, harness, sleeping bags, mittens, sun glasses, head lamp, snow clothing etc.)
  • Extra drinks in the hut
  • Hotel in Quito (3 nights)
  • Food in town
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance
  • International Airfare
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Posted on

June 30, 2015