South Iliniza 5263 m

ECU-34a / 5-day trip / Grade: AD

South Iliniza 5263 m 1

The twin peaks of Ilinizas, located 60 km. south of Quito, offer one of the best climbs in the area, combining high altitude with some technical climbing. Slightly higher than its twin, South Iliniza has a glacier with some short technical passages that are really fun. A great mountain for adventuring into a more demanding climb, but still within the possibilities of a novice climber.

The program we have put together focuses on getting a good degree of acclimatization and training before the summit attempt.


Day 1 Climb: Pasocha volcano (4164 m)
Day 2 Climb: Guagua-Pichincha volcano (4794 m)
Day 3 Ilinizas – Nuevos Horizontes hut (4677 m)
Day 4 Climb: North Iliniza Volcano (5126 m)
Day 5 Climb: South Iliniza Volcano (5263 m)
Tags: Climbing, Ecuador, Iliniza, Pasochoa, AD grade, North Iliniza, Guagua Pichincha