Outdoor adventure near Quito

Hiking around Cuicocha Lagoon

Hiking around Cuicocha Lagoon Looking into the crater. The best one day hike in Ecuador Travelers who enjoy outdoor adventure activities will love Ecuador. You have many choices here, from climbing up active volcanoes, mountain biking and hiking around crater 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