Corazón

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.

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.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 2 trip reports for Corazón.

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  • Log #10506 - by Jon Zigmond on Nov 08, 2002
    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, 2001
    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.