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1 Day Cotopaxi Glacier School at 5000m

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 - 5 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Destination(s): Ecuador  
Specialty Categories: Ice Climbing   Glacier Tours  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: Yes
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 55 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 120 US Dollar (USD)

1 Day Cotopaxi Glacier School: Quito - Llamahuasi - Glaciers of Cotopaxi - Quito

7:00 Transport from Quito to the town of Pastocalle, where Llamahuasi (The Mountaineering House) is located. We will have breakfast, and an explanation of the mountain safety equipment used such as crampons, ice ax, harness, helmet, hiking boots, gaiters, and more. We will continue our journey to the Cotopaxi parking lot at 4500m, where we will begin a one hour walk to the refuge. From there it´s a half hour walk to the glacier. There you will learn how to properly walk with crampons, use an ice axe and stop a fall on a slope, cross a crevasse, and properly use a rope for fall protection. Afterwards we will have Lunch at the shelter and return to Quito.

Price Includes:
- Private transportation from Llamahuasi-Cotopaxi-Llamahuasi
- 1 professional guide ASEGUIM member (Ecuadorian Association of Mountain Guides
- Meals specified in itinerary (Breakfast, Box Lunch)
- Cotopaxi National Park entrance fee.

Price Excludes:
- Equipment needed for class (boots, crampons, harness, ice ax, sunglasses, boots, etc., Cost: US$ 45)
- Meals not specified in the program
- Travel Insurance
- Tips.

Airfare is included in the tour price.

- 1 Person: US$ 145 p/p
- 2 Persons: US$ 65 p/p
- 3 or more persons: US$ 55 p/p.

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