Ecuador Volcanoes Team 3 – Hiking in the Cloud Forest

Hi everyone!
Today, we put our hardshells to the test while acclimating and hiking in the Ecuadorian cloud forest. Because of its vacinity to the Amazon Rainforest, this area sometimes gets a fair amount of precipitation. Team members enjoyed the hike and felt happy to perform well in spite of the weather. We reached Parcacocha lake (4,069m / 13,350ft), snapped a few pictures and hiked back to the trailhead. We are currently appreciating the comforts of the resort where we are staying. There is nothing quite like taking a  dip in the hot springs after hiking for a few hours at altitude. We have one more night here and tomorrow we will move to the foot of the third highest mountain in the country: Cayambe.

Thanks for tuning in!
Our best,
Team 3

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