Ecuador: TEAM NASTY CUY ATTEMPTS CHIMBORAZO

Hello everyone! After their successful Cotopaxi climb, the team traveled south to attempt Chimborazo, the highest mountain in Ecuador. They rested and recovered for one more night at beautiful Hacienda Abraspungo and then two people moved to the foot of the mountain to try to climb. They started their climb at midnight from the Castle Camp (17,000 feet). The weather was nice and the snow conditions were very good. The team was going strong – a great performance at that altitude. But then, they checked the snow pack again and decided to turn around due to avalanche concern. Safety first as always. They are all in a good mood and happy to have had the opportunity to climb in the Ecuadorian Andes.




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