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Base Camp Quito: Climbing the Three Highest Peaks of Ecuador’s “Avenue of the Volcanoes”

Previous Post: Base Camp Quito: Getting High On Ecuador’s “Avenue of The Volcanoes” Table of Contents: Comparing Ecuador Climbs To North American Ones 1. Volcan Cayambe ( 5790 meters)     Acclimatization Hike Above the Cotopaxi Hut     A Brief Visit … Continue reading

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Base Camp Quito: Getting High On Ecuador’s “Avenue of The Volcanoes”

The phone call from Alaska Mountain Guides was unexpected – and the news was not good.  The voice informed me that my up-coming early – February Ecuadorian Andes mountaineering trip was cancelled due to the illness of the guide, who apparently … Continue reading

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