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Climb Cotopaxi

  • Activity:
    Treks & Walks
  • Distance:
  • Duration:
    10 Days
  • Difficulty:
    demanding
  • Location:
    Ecuador
Available Dates:

Nov

OVERVIEW 

Ecuador and its volcanoes are a magnet for trekkers and mountaineers - Cotopaxi is the highest active volcano in the world at 5,897m and gets all the glory. With it's almost perfect cone shape and its close vicinity to the vibrant and historical city of Quito, it is a popular climb and a very exciting trek.

Cotopaxi has a glaciated summit and it requires us to use ropes, ice axes and crampons. Our local team will train us on safety on a glacier and how to use this equipment. Our challenge also gives you the perfect acclimitisation you need for a successful summit. Ecuador is packed ith activity and variety, culture and wonderful people of the smallest Andean country. If you have been to Everest Base Camp or Kilimanjaro, this challenge is a great next step.

Once you register, you will receive access to your trip App, which includes all challenge documentation you'll need to prepare you for your challenge. If you are fundraising, we will sort out all charity formalities for you, and we also offer pre-challenge training weekends in the UK where you can meet our trek leaders and test our your kit and fitness!

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS...

  • 10-day group adventure

  • Explore the beautiful city of Quito

  • Multiple peaks to acclimitise ready for Cotopaxi

  • Enjoy breath-taking views of the Andes

  • Visit indigenous communities and interact with the locals

  • Learn basic rope technicques along the trek

  • Watch the sunrise over the Atlantic from Cotopaxi summit

WHAT'S INCLUDED...

  • Fully supported challenge

  • Action Challenge Expedition Leader & Medic 

  • Full support team, including local guides

  • International flights and air travel taxes

  • All accommodation, twin share - hotels / tents

  • All meals with the group; breakfast, lunch and dinner

  • Climbing permit fees

  • Celebratory dinner in Quito

  • Pre event support & Challenge APP

  • Optional training weekends

MORE INFORMATION...

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