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Corazón is an inactive eroded volcano, situated about 30 km southwest of Quito in the western slopes of the Andes. It is shaped like a heart, hence the Spanish name Corazón, meaning "heart". The local name of the peak is Guallancatzo. Access is through private land.

Elevation (feet): 15,715
Elevation (meters): 4,790
Continent: South America
Country: Ecuador
Range/Region: Ecuador Andes
Latitude: -0.531199
Longitude: -78.659706
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Jun, Jul, Aug, Nov, Dec
Nearest major airport: Quito
Convenient Center: Machachi

Thanks to Frank Abissi for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

There are 2 trip reports for Corazón.

  • Log #10506 - by Jon Zigmond on Nov 08, 20023.00 stars
    It is quite a long walk - especially in a storm - from the former railway station at Machachi
  • Log #10507 - by kuhn willi on May 08, 20013.00 stars
    el corazon is an easy, lonely peak. unfortunately wind and clouds. early in the morning driving up a jeep road. after 3 hrs easy walking.