Relaxing day on Quilotoa Lake before Chimborazo!
Today our Ecuador climbing team had a relaxing day on Quilotoa Lake, a water-filled caldera that is also the most western volcano in the Ecuadorian Andes. The day was filled with gorgeous panoramic views and blue skies as Estalin, Luke and Zack prepare for the ascent of Chimborazo tomorrow! Tonight the team will be organizing gear and preparing for the next day’s climb to our high camp on Chimborazo. On summit day, the team will begin to climb before dawn, and reach the summit of Chimborazo (20,560ft) shortly after sunrise with good weather conditions. The summit of Chimborazo is the closest point to the sun and provides climbers a spectacular mountain top view!
Estalin Suárez Valladolid continues to share his beautiful photographs shown below of this amazing journey through Ecuador! Enjoy 🙂
Our team waiting for lunch, Luke looks hungry!
Luke and Zack enjoying the descent!
Luke and Zack spending time exploring near Quilotoa Lake!
Luke and Zack taking in the beautiful country side near Chimborazo!
Team bonding at the lodge!
Stunning view from Quilotoa Lake, only a day of relaxation before Chimborazo!
A short walk up to Cerro Chalata near Chimborazo lodge.
Summit of Cerro Chalata at (4,230 m/13,874 ft)!
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