Team 1 of the Winter Season is on its way!

Hello everybody!

The eight members of the first Ecuador Team of the Winter Season all arrived to Quito uneventfully. Yesterday we visited the capital city Quito with Maria Esther, our cultural guide, and today we had a 100 % success rate on our first acclimatization hike to the top of Ruco Pichincha (4,689m/15,413ft)!

Please stay tuned,

Team 1

Bruce  DrewJoe  Pedro  RobertTodd  WayneRuco 1 Team in action  Ruco 2 Taking a break at the Bear´s caveRuco 3 Traversing a rocky step (1)  Ruco 4 The traverse continues Overcoming the step (1)  Ruco 6 Scrambling right below the summit of RucoRuco 7 The Team at the summit of Ruco 15,413 feet  Antizana from the high pass before descending to the Papallacta hot springs

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