Climbing Chimborazo with high camp in 3 days/

Chimborazo Province – Ecuador






3 days


We will drive southwest from Quito, to get to the Chimborazo’s Reserve direct to the Hermanos Carrel Refuge (15,748ft/4.800m) that will take us around 4 hours. If we have time in the afternoon and the weather allows us, we will have a small hike to the Whymper Hut (16,404ft/5.000m), in order to get used to the altitude. At Hermanos Carrel Refuge, we will have the dinner and overnight (-/-/D)

In the morning breakfast will be served at Hermanos Carrel Refuge, and then we will check all the needed camping and climbing equipment for the next 2 days. Once we have everything ready we will start hiking for about 4 hours to the High Camp (17,552ft/5.350m), once here, we will accommodate in our tents. In the afternoon we will prepare and double check all the gear for the climbing. We will get a light dinner and go to sleep (B/BL/D)

Around 1:00 am, we will start our climb to the Ecuadorian highest mountain, Chimborazo, which will take us around 8 hours. We will get to the summit (20,702ft/6.310m) in the early hours. The summit is a perfect spot for resting and to take pictures of the beautiful surroundings. Then we’ll start our descending to the High Camp, which will take us from 3 to 4 hours. Once in the High Camp, we will pack our belongings and then, we will still need to go down 2 hours to the parking lot, where our transportation will be ready to drive us down to Quito (B/BL/-)

Price: Please contact us

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)
Porter to bring the common gear to the high camp
Accommodations in Hermanos Carrel refuge and 2 persons tent
Camping gear for the high camp (stove, gas, kitchen utensils, tents)
All meals during the climb (shown above with B: Breakfast, BL: Box lunch and D: Dinner)
National parks fees and permits
Personal mountain gear (warm clothes, sleeping bag, sunglasses, head lamp, etc.)
International flights
Single supplement
Meals and drinks in hotels (lunch, dinner)
Insurance of any kind
Personal porter
Other non-specified expenses

Chimborazo - Ecuador