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My top 5 hiking peaks near Quito

My Top 5 Hiking Peaks near Quito <h2>Quito – a hiker’s paradise</h2> Many tourists arriving in Ecuador spend about 3-5 days on the mainland before heading to the Galapagos Islands. On the mainland, Quito’s Old Town, the equator line (or Read More

My top 5 hiking peaks near Quito

El Corazón – a one day adventure hike near Quito

El Corazón – a one day adventure hike near Quito El Corazón (translated as “the heart” in Spanish) is a volcano located in the Andes mountain range near Quito, Ecuador. At 4 784m in altitude, El Corazón is a climbing Read More

Climbing Rucu Pichincha in Quito

Climbing Rucu Pichincha in Quito

Climbing Rucu Pichincha in Quito Background Climbing Rucu Pichincha in Quito is a great opportunity for hikers to acclimatize without venturing far from the city. It’s literally a stones throw from the city center. At 4784m, it is fairly high Read More