Iliniza Norte

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Iliniza Norte Trip Report (#20521)

  • Signed By: David Howells
  • Date submitted: December 04, 2006
  • Date(s) climbed: 20th Novemeber 2006
  • Number of People Encountered:0-10 people
  • Recommend to a Friend: Highly

Good climb in snow conditions. Crampons and Ice axe required. 700m ascent (ish) from the refuge and can be done up and back in about 3 hours. If I were to do it again I would take a helmet...the rock is loose and with snow & ice prone to falling. Brilliant views of Cotopaxi & Carozon. If you do this climb in Nov then start at about 6am to avoid the mid day cloud cover and associated rain. Overall a good scrambly climb with great views...and a 5,200m peak in the bag!

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