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Observations: Trekking gear includes: boots, crampons, harness, ice ax, helmet, lamp, backpack, second and third skin warm clothes. Guide is a certified high-elevation mountain guide.
Day 1: Departure
We test equipment at 10am, and leave by private transport at 11am. On the way we have lunch, and we continue to the place called La Virgen (3,900m.). We walk for 3 hours to reach the New Horizons shelter 4,700 m. In the afternoon are instructions, techniques, safety notices by the guide, dinner and rest.
We get up at 2:00 am, prepare and have breakfast; at 3:00 am we begin the ascent by the normal route in approximately 4 hours we will reach the summit 5,263 m., 2 hours for the descent to the Refuge, and return to Latacunga.