Glacier school on the equator + 3 peaks in 5 days

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Activity type: Mountaineering
Activity level: Moderate/ Challenging
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25 Nov 2019 - 10 Nov 2020

Duration: 7 Day(s) / Tour with flexible start dates
Price: from $1015

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The third highest peak in Ecuador, Cayambe (5,790m) is a breathtaking volcano.

Because Cayambe is not as famous as the highest peak in the country, Chimborazo (6,268m) or the second highest peak, Cotopaxi (5,897m), it doesn’t attract as much traffic. Hence making the ascent a much less crowded, more peaceful adventure, but one that is still well worth enjoying.

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Price includes

  • Superior service
  • A registered and fully licensed Tour Operator
  • Technical mountain equipment (crampons, ice axe, harness, helmet)
  • Land transportation and transfers
  • Professional IFMGA or ASEGUIM Mountain Guide (ratio 2 climbers -1 Guide)
  • Accommodations in Machachi at a Charmy Hacienda (double room), Oleas Ruales and Whyper Refuges
  • All meals during hikes and climbs (shown above with B: Breakfast, BL: Box lunch and D: Dinner)
  • National parks fees and permit registrations

Not included in price

  • Personal mountain gear (warm clothes, sleeping bag, sunglasses, head lamp, etc.)
  • International flight tickets
  • Single supplement
  • Meals and drinks in hotels (lunch, dinner)
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Tips
  • Other non-specified expenses

Guide

Edgar Parra

 Edgar Parra 

40 years, Ecuador

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Edgar has a great experience of more than 17 years of mountain climbing in Ecuador, and around the world, like Colombian, Bolivian, Peruvian and Argentinean Andes; in the Italian, Swiss, German and Austrian Alps, in northern Himalayas the KhanTengri peak, and recently successfully Mount McKinley in Alaska, such experience allowed him to lead challenge routes and expeditions with much success.

He is passionate traveler, photographer, rock and ice climber and more.., He spends most of his free time and vacation “discovering” new mountains, new destinations, new cultures.

As a complement of his 6 years of University studies in Tourism, He has attended important courses, such as:

* Mountain Guide and updates courses by ASEGUIM (Ecuadorian Association of Mountain Guides), in April 2000, in April 2009, in September 2014.

* Mountain Guides Evaluation by ENSA (Ecole Nationale de Ski et d'Alpinisme) in October 2006. An event organized by the Ministry of Tourism of Ecuador and ENSA of France.

* Wilderness First Responder, updated in April 2016.

He is charismatic, friendly, smart and very patient. His desire of personal growth and professional excellence has led him to be part of " www.lonelysummits.com as “CEO”, Chief Executive Organizer, and one of the coo-owners. He speaks fluent Spanish, English, German, Italian, and some Russian.

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Ecuador, Pichincha

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