Team “Head in the Clouds” summits Cotopaxi (19,347 feet)!

Hi, this is Jen Loeb, checking in from Ecuador. We just got off the summit of Cotopaxi! Five out of six people summited; and it’s important to note that everybody on this team has made at least one peak.

The weather was perfect, it was absolutely gorgeous up there, it was extremely beautiful! But we’re feeling the burn right now, so we’re going to eat some food, take a break, and go get showers.

Hope everybody back home is doing well, talk to you later, bye!

Fredy Florent and Steven arriving to the top of Cotopaxi  Jen and Jose Luis taking the final steps to the summit of Cotopaxi (1) Marty Roberto Florent Steven Jen and Fredy at the summit  Mike and Henry on top of CotopaxiMarty at the summit (1)  The Cotopaxi craterAntizana as seen from the top of Cotopaxi  The Ecuadorian volcanoes Sangay Altar and Tungurahua as seen from the Cotopaxi summit

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