Chimborazo High Camp

Our Ecuador Volcanoes team is in a position for their attempt at the summit of Ecuador’s highest mountain, Chimborazo!  Lead guide, Estalin Suárez has the day’s audio expedition dispatch:

Hello, this is Estalin calling in for the Madison Mountaineering Ecuador Volcanoes expedition.

Yesterday we went up to the high camp, which is at 17,400 ft., more or less.  We did this hike just to acclimitize and also to load some gear to the high camp.  We had a really great day and then after we went to our lodge at the bottom of Chimborazo.

Today is January 8th.  We are again at the high camp on Chimborazo.  Our plan is to get up at 11:00 PM and to start the summit push at midnight.  Dan and Jason are feeling pretty well and now they are resting after dinner for a couple of hours.

We are going to give a try for the summit of Chimborazo, the highest mountain in Ecuador.  That’s all for now.  The weather looks pretty good at the moment.  So, yeah!

I’ll keep in touch.  Bye!

In addition to these expedition dispatches, you can also follow our teams as they make their attempts on the world’s most formidable mountains on:

Amazon Alexa devices with the Madison Mountaineering Flash Briefing skill:

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