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Summiting Cotopaxi

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Summiting Cotopaxi

Hello!

I am looking for someone who would like to summit Cotopaxi with me tomorrow.

The total cost is $222 and includes all expenses (transport from Quito, lodging, cold weather and mountaineering gear. You only need a camera!

Thanks,

John

PS - more info about Cotopaxi :http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cotopaxi

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1. Re: Summiting Cotopaxi

Weather isn't good enough so going to summit next Sunday-Monday (April15-16)...

Keep me posted if you are interested!

John

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2. Re: Summiting Cotopaxi

John,

did you end up going? what agency did you use, would you recommend them?

what did you do in order get some aclimatization prior the climb?

thank you

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3. Re: Summiting Cotopaxi

April isnt the best month to climb Cotopaxi. Lot of rain, hale and snow will be your company. December is the best month to climb.

Lot of mountain companies have old gear. Make sure you check the equipment before you climb.

Saludos cordiales,

Dennis Yepez

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Thanks Dennis and Boleslav,

Will be climbing on Sunday... Yes, not the best weather but I happen to be in Quito now so seize the day, right! thanks for the tip about the gear.

Will keep you posted Boleslav.

best,

John

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5. Re: Summiting Cotopaxi

good luck with the weather!

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6. Re: Summiting Cotopaxi

Jmdirico,

You are welcome. Give us an update about your climbing.

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John,

are you safe back from the climb?

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8. Re: Summiting Cotopaxi

Hope you were safe and successful. I posted the message below on the "Ecuador" forum.

"Looking for mountain guide recommendations for a Cotopaxi climb. Have looked at ten different outfitters, including several Quito-based groups as well as U.S-based. Preference is to hire locals."

I am looking for more than a a two-day adventure (many of the companies offer 7-14 day multiple climbs plus acclimatization).

Thanks

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