A view of Cotopaxi, one of the most beautiful peaks in the world
The Ecuadorian countryside where we spend the first part of the trip while climbing acclimating peaks
One of our lodging choices.
Lago Cuicocha where we do some acclimating hikes
A view of Cayambe
Another view of Cayambe, our first big objective
The comfortable hut at Cayambe
The heavy glaciation of Cayambe
Climbing high on Cayambe
The Jose Ribas hut at Cotopaxi
Climber on Cotopaxi
The Equator is a great stop on the way out of Quito.
Ecuador is full of lush greenery and beautiful waterfalls.
Why stay in a tent when you can stay in creative one-of-a-kind hotels and haciendas.
Our acclimatization peaks show off the diversity of Ecuador.
Cayambe rises high above the Ecuadorian countryside.
Condors are a common sight while on the high peaks of Ecuador.
A condor watches over a CAG group heading above the hut on Cayambe for a day of snow skills and acclimatization.
The shadow of Cayambe on a great summit morning.
We stay in the oldest Hacienda in the country-built in the 1500s. It has memorable, modern South American charm.
Basking in the glory of the Cotopaxi Summit.
Enjoying the endless views of other Ecuadorian Volcanos on the summit of Cotopaxi.
Looking back toward the summit of Cotopaxi after a strong push to the top.
Spectacular glacial formations near the summit of Cotopaxi.