Travel Blogs from Chimborazo, Ecuador

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Nieve, nubes y altura, Chimborazo, Ecuador travel blog

Nieve, nubes y altura

A travel blog entry by riege

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... covered fields for over anhou. Sometimes it snowed, sometimes the sun was shining and just sometimes we caught a glimpse of the Chimborazo. Exhausted from walking at this high altitude (4800m), especially me, we were glad that we arrived at the first ...

quick stop, Atillo, Ecuador travel blog

quick stop

A travel blog entry by hi_from_sa

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Stop of one night in a village in the mauntains, we wanted to do some walking but the weather didn t want us to go so direction to the ...

The Iceman cometh...., Chimborazo, Ecuador travel blog

The Iceman cometh....

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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We arrived at the hostel in misty weather and no view at all but soon the clouds lifted and we had a glorious view of the volcano sitting under a cap of cloud. The hostel is situated next to the old train line from Quito and the original Pan Ameican ...

Chimborazo - to 6000+ metres, Chimborazo, Ecuador travel blog

Chimborazo - to 6000+ metres

A travel blog entry by jhavranek

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I left Banos with my guide Milton who had recognised me from Cotopaxi as he had taken up a different group that same night. At the road's end, it was misty, but not rainy. On the way we saw some wild vicunas up at 4000m and I started to feel the cold ...

Wanderfreunde, Chimborazo, Ecuador travel blog

Wanderfreunde

A travel blog entry by pura-vida

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... Kontrast der letzten Tage... Also beschlossen wir unsere Höhenbeständigkeit, und die des Büsslis, zu testen und steuerten in Richtung Chimborazo. Die Spitze des Chimborazo ist mit 6310m nicht nur der höchste Vulkan/Berg Ecuadors, sondern mit 6384km ...

My Own Glen Affric, Chimborazo, Ecuador travel blog

My Own Glen Affric

A travel blog entry by nial

Chimborazo is Ecuadors highest peak at 6310 metres. I arranged a trek here from Riobamba at the Hotel Imperial which unfortunatley meant a 6 o´clock start. On a Saturday!!! As it´s quite high up we stopped fairly regularly to get acclimatised to the ...

An Authentic & Fascinating Indiginous Market Town, Guamote, Ecuador travel blog

An Authentic & Fascinating Indiginous Market Town

A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

Guamote, Chimborazo Province        Wed-Thu 21-22/12/11 Accommodation Hostal Inti Sisa, Vargas Torres & Garcia Moreno; this simple hostal is nothing special but did offer the best accommodation in town. Their rates were ...

On Top of the World (Technically), Chimborazo, Ecuador travel blog

On Top of the World (Technically)

A travel blog entry by gordonandsarah

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... , we have discovered involves a lot of waiting around and usually in very cold places that have very little to do. The 2 camps on Chimborazo were no different! Still, that is the price you play and why we had brought the cards to play with. We went up to ...

Chimborazo & Cuenca, Chimborazo, Ecuador travel blog

Chimborazo & Cuenca

A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn

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... for cheaper)… if you have time check out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFBhd-d_Xs0 or search 'Last Ice Merchant of Chimborazo’ on YouTube. The climb was tough given the altitude – about 4800m, but less precarious than the crater walk ...

Chimborazo Biking, Chimborazo, Ecuador travel blog

Chimborazo Biking

A travel blog entry by stcairns

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On our last day in Riobamba we took a day excursion to Chimborazo.  This beast of a volcano is higher than Cotopaxi.  We ended up doing bike ride from the first refuge of Chimorazo.  It was a beautiful ride of 32 km, approx 20 miles.  ...

Auf dem Chimborazo (6310 m), Chimborazo Nationalpark, Ecuador travel blog

Auf dem Chimborazo (6310 m)

A travel blog entry by haeschendoktor

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... sagen, dass es das Härteste war, was sie jemals gemacht haben - kann ich definitiv unterschreiben! Morgen ist erstmal Ausschlafen angesagt und dann geht´s per Bus weiter in den Süden von Ecuador, genauer gesagt nach Cuenca. Hasta la proxima vez! ...

Die anderen Berge rufen auch, Riobamba - Chimborazo, Ecuador travel blog

Die anderen Berge rufen auch

A travel blog entry by notine

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... aus aller Welt hatten allerdings schon einen etwas komischen Nachgeschmack. Dafür konnten wir im riesigen Nationalpark um den Chimborazo herum noch die Unterschiede zwischen Lama, Alpaka und Vicuño beobachten. Mir gefallen die Alpakas aber bei weitem ...

Chimborazo, Chimborazo, Ecuador travel blog

Chimborazo

A travel blog entry by aihua8

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... volcanoes in between the fast moving clouds.I have decided that tomorrow I will go on a hike up the volcano Chimborazo with the last ice collector in Ecuador; Baltasar Ushca.            Ice collectors hike mountains and ...

The Big One, Chimborazo, Ecuador travel blog

The Big One

A travel blog entry by lordstanley

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... , he was going for a solo attempt on K2 later this year.  But first, Santiago was here to climb Chimborazo as part of something he called "Ecuador Extreme".  He was climbing 35 of Ecuador's mountains over 4000m (apparently there are 37 but 2 you ...

Aug 16, 2001, Chimborazo, Ecuador travel blog

Aug 16, 2001

A travel blog entry by barrontv

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Phone call from Mike via Lorie, Chimborazo, Ecuador travel blog

Phone call from Mike via Lorie

A travel blog entry by michael.ataylor

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Hi everyone, Mike called me this evening. After a long day of traveling, they arrived to Yanacocha and started cleaning their rooms and unpacking. The church wanted to have a service to welcome our team and asked Mike to preach. I guess you have to be ...

Chimborazo Vulkan, Chimborazo, Ecuador travel blog

Chimborazo Vulkan

A travel blog entry by shaudenschild

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Auf dem Weg von Baños nach Cuenca machten wir einen Stop um zum grössten Vulkan von Ecuador, zum Chimborazo, zu gehen. Wir sind mit dem Bus bis zur ersten Bergstation gefahren und dann zu Fuss zur zweiten Station gelaufen. Es war sehr windig uns somit ...

So much to be thankful for!, Chimborazo, Ecuador travel blog

So much to be thankful for!

A travel blog entry by michael.ataylor

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News from the team -    The team has done so well digging the trench that the engineer moved them up the hill to start digging out the area for the water tank. They got to celebrate Thanksgiving together during lunch and said they were all ...

A Ditch A Mile Long!, Chimborazo, Ecuador travel blog

A Ditch A Mile Long!

A travel blog entry by michael.ataylor

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Hello, Mike contacted me today. The team spent the entire morning digging a trench for the new water system and made good progress. It is about a mile long going up a steep hill. Each family in Yanococha is responsible for a section and the TN team also ...

Another undulating walk!, Chimborazo, Ecuador travel blog

Another undulating walk!

A travel blog entry by karenontour

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Phew, I had forgotten how hard it is to walk at altitude! Another lovely drive to the Chimbazoro National park driving around the snow capped Chimbazoro volcano to the base camp. Walked for about an hour steeply upwards on scree from 4800m to 5000m - ...

Mar 16, 2010, Chimborazo, Ecuador travel blog

Mar 16, 2010

A travel blog entry by aniion

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Volcan Chimborazo - 6310m/20700ft, Chimborazo, Ecuador travel blog

Volcan Chimborazo - 6310m/20700ft

A travel blog entry by tristan_g

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Lucky Henry, Chimborazo, Ecuador travel blog

Lucky Henry

A travel blog entry by nomadlobster

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Henry is the chap from Liverpool who I hiked with for the Chimborazo climb, On the ride up to the lower hut he confided in me that he´d lied about being at altitude for the past week, so he wasn´t denied. He said he´d spent a couple weeks up ...

Im Refugio Whymper (5000 m), Chimborazo Nationalpark, Ecuador travel blog

Im Refugio Whymper (5000 m)

A travel blog entry by haeschendoktor

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... mit Mitagessen bekocht wurde. Dieses Refugio (so eine Art Alpenvereinshütte, benannt nach den ecuadorianischen Begleitern des Erstbesteigers des Chimborazo) befindet sich bereits auf 4800 m und die Fahrstraße endet dort, d.h. der Geländewagen ...

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