Climbing Iliniza Norte and climb Iliniza Sur

Climbing Iliniza Norte and climb Iliniza Sur in 3 days

Ecuador Ecuador Ecuador Ecuador

Travel program


Day 1: Iliniza Norte Summit (5126 m /16,817ft)

Day 2: Nuevos Horizontes Refuge (15,580ft/4.700m)

Day 3: Iliniza Sur Summit (17,267ft/5.246m)

Detailed Program

Day 1: Quito (9,186ft/2.800m) – Nuevos Horizontes Hut (15,580ft/4.700m)
We’ll leave Quito 7:00 a.m, heading south through the Avenue of the Volcanoes. During the tour will pass through the town of Machachi, as well as the beautiful village Chaupi (Town of small agricultural plots) also in this village there is a Andes Alpes café where we can organize all the equipment need for this climbs then to reach the Virgen Parking Lot (3900m). From here we will hike to the shelter (2 to 3 hours) where we will have lunch and rest. After this we continue to the ascend the North Iliniza Peak, on the way to the summit we will enjoy both beautiful scenery as well as the adventure of rock climbing still suitable for those with little experience. Upon arriving at the summit, you will be able to see unique landscapes and other prominent volcanoes. We will then return to the refuge dinner and overnight stay. (BL, D)

Day 2: Nuevos Horizontes Refuge (15,580ft/4.700m)
8:30 am. Breakfast This day is for rest and training techniques for climbing Iliniza south.
Basic techniques, Basic knots, using the ice ax, Techniques using crampons, Self rescue
Lunch, dinner, and overnight stay (B, BL, D,)

Day 3: Refugio Nuevos Horizontes – Iliniza Sur (17,267ft/5.246m)
Our climbing day starts at 2h00. We’ll have a light breakfast, pack our climbing equipment and leave the refuge an hour later. We’ll continue hiking up towards the saddle formed between both peaks and then to Iliniza Sur summit (17,267ft/5.246m) soon after. It will take us between 3 to 4 hours to get to the top. The return back to the refuge will be done

in around 2 hours. Once here we’ll have something to eat, and drink, we´ll pack our stuff in order to go down to the La Virgen parking lot and drive back to Quito. (B/BL)

Included meals: B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=dinner BL= Box Lunch

What's Included

Services included in the prices:
  • Private transportation to the whole tour
  • Professional guides ASEGUIM member (mountain guide ratio 4 climbers) for Iliniza north
  • Meals on the mountains as mentioned above (B: Breakfast; BL: Box Lunch; D: Dinner),
  • Accommodation in Nuevos Horizontes refuge.
  • Technical mountain gear harness and helmet
  • Lunch in High Andes Café (EL Chaupi town)
  • Mountain equipment (trekking boots, crampons, harness, helmet
  • Meals on the mountain as mentioned above (B: Breakfast; BL: Box Lunch; D: Dinner)

Not included:
  • Personal mountains gear (sleeping bags, mittens, sun glasses, head lamp, water thermos bottle, etc.)
  • Extra drinks in the huts
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips

Prices & Dates

In Ecuador you can Climb all year, but these are the seasons

High Season: June to August / December to January
Low season: February to May / September to November

Ecuador is a fantastic destination that offers plenty of options for travel lovers. Galápagos and amazon Jungle are part of this amazing land.

Difficulty: Demanding
Dates & Prices: To be determined / Contact us!
Places: On this trip, places are still available. *Available
Trip-code: Number ►Ec-1981
Duration: 3 days
Participants: Minimal: 2 Maximal: 12
Country / Location: Ecuador
Mountain Guide: Fernando Iza
Other dates / additional info: Contact us!

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