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Fri
17
Jan '14

2 years on…The 2nd tier series

A few weeks ago, Aaron and I spent some time reminiscing about our 2012 trip. We looked through our photo book and smiled as we remembered so many good times: Volunteering with the kids in Ecuador and Colombia, Climbing two 15,000+ mountains (and Aaron climbing Cotopaxi at over 19,300 feet), Aaron jumping off a bridge […]

Fri
27
Apr '12

Hike: Volcan Imbabura

Location: Volcano outside of Ibarra/Otavalo Time: 7.5 hours (with an extra 45 min. waiting for the taxi to come back). 4 hours up, around 2 down. Date of Hike: March 2012 This is a hike that a few books recommended hiring a guide to climb with you. At $70pp for a guide, we feel it is […]

Fri
27
Apr '12

Hike: Rucu Pichincha

Location: Start at the top of the Teleferiqo in Quito, Ecuador Time: 5 hours (3 hours up, 2 hours down) Distance: ? We did this hike in order to prepare for (or in my case decide against) climbing Cotopaxi. It is at the top of the Teleferiqo in Quito. You take the Teleferiqo ($8.50pp) to […]