Once acclimatized to altitude, you can explore one or more of our volcanoes and snow peaks. The next step is to get outfitted with good equipment….. this is part of your safety. If you do not wish to bring your own equipment, don’t worry because you can rent excellent stock of plastic boots, crampons, harnesses, ice axes, etc. for a small extra fee. All equipment is guaranteed to be of brand-name.
The best months to climb the volcanoes are November through February (the season of little rain and calm winds). May through September is the dry season; the winds are stronger on July and August. Of course the weather can change without warning, nevertheless we can say that, in Ecuador, you can trek and climb almost year-round.
Sierra Nevada Expeditions, has an excellent group of mountain guides, all them trained and certified by the Ecuadorian Mountain Guides Association (ASEGUIM). Freddy, the Chief Guide, member of the Mountain Guides Instructors Team is responsible for the organization of your trip. He knows how to advise, assist and guide your expedition. Send us your queries in English, French or German. All questions are welcome!