Experienced climbers and adventurous sightseers flock to Chimborazo for its sweeping snowcapped vistas. Once considered the highest mountain on earth at 6,268 m (20,564 ft) before being eclipsed by the Himalayas, the peak nonetheless represents the farthest point from the earth's center, thanks to a geological bulge. Ascending to the top is a task for experienced climbers only, and be aware that supplies, correct clothing, and plenty of rest are all essential. Those who don't want to make the strenuous climb can also take a car and then walk up to the second refuge for an excellent vantage point of the surrounding vista. Venturing beyond that point requires you to have a guide. PutChimborazo into our Chuquipogyo trip itinerary planning app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
They do not give their clients any information on acclimatization or altitude sickness and they failed to provide any indication that they were knowledgeable of conditions on the mountain. I met many.... more »
This isn’t a proper mountain guide company, it’s a machine that churns through business. There’s a lot of huge problems. 1.) They don’t give guidance on acclimatization. It takes 5 days to... more »
This is one of a kind mountain, very beautiful if you are lucky enough you be there in a sunny day it’s just magical .....👊🏻
Beautiful scenery. Mountain with furthest point from the center of the earth. Definitely worth checking out.
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