Descendiendo de la cumbre. Sierra Nevada del Cocuy, Colombia.
Valle al norte del Huascarán, en la Cordillera Blanca, Perú.
Guía quechuahablante con burro, que carga nuestros morrales (Cordillera Blanca, Perú).
Cordillera Real, Bolivia.
Construido durante la Colonia por los españoles.
De izq. a dcha. Ritacuba Blanco, Picacho, San Pablines, Cóncavo y Pan de Azúcar. (Colombia).
Encima de La Paz, Bolivia.
Sierra Nevada del Cocuy, Colombia
Los amigos Gabriel y Eduardo cubierto de hielo (Enero 2012, Ecuador).
Ensamblado de Piedras.
A la izqierda, el Palcaraju (6.110m) y a la derecha Ishinca (5.530m), Cordillera Blanca, Perú.
(For the time beeing a Google translation). Ecuador is a country located in the northwest of South America, whose mainland borders with Colombia to the north and Peru to the south and east, in addition to the Pacific coast in the west. Gained independence from Spain in 1822, becoming part of Gran Colombia along with current Colombia, Venezuela and Panama, until his separation of it in 1830.
Most of the peaks of Ecuador are attractive to local and foreign mountaineers are - apart from the height - relative easy access. They have shelters to 4.800m in height and several companies offer guide service or trekking.
Ecuador offers hikers an incredible diversity of mountain ecosystems and cultures to explore. Just a day trip from Quito, the modern capital, you can find peaks and glaciers above 5000 meters (Cayambe, Antisana and Illinizas), Amazonian rainforests, cloud forests and sunny beaches with lost Inca treasures. Whether you decide to venture out on your own or you prefer to hire a local service guides for planning logistics
r excursions in Ecuador is extremely simple and time closer to your destination much shorter than in other remote areas of the world.
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