Welcome to SP!  -
Areas & RangesMountains & RocksRoutesImagesArticlesTrip ReportsGearOtherPeoplePlans & PartnersWhat's NewForum

Ecuador Climb/Mountaineering Schools Good or Worth the $$$?

Regional discussion and conditions reports for South America. Please post partners requests and trip plans in the South American Climbing Partners section.

Ecuador Climb/Mountaineering Schools Good or Worth the $$$?

Postby deep6 » Sun Apr 13, 2008 8:35 pm

:?: hey guys: i was also thinking of taking a climbing class or school while i was in ecuador before i make any attempts on some acclimation peaks and before i make my attempt on cotopaxi...are the climbing classes or schools any good in ecuador? i figured it would be cheaper than in the U.S. and more practical to learn if i'm already in the area but, wanted to know if these operators are legit, safe, worth the money, and knowlegeable enough to teach beginners beyond ice axe use & walking in crampons?

Safari's Andes Climbing School: http://safari.com.ec/climbing/climbing_school.htm


Gulliver's climbing and glacier course: http://www.gulliver.com.ec/content/blogcategory/18/30/lang,en/

most of these climbing guides or outfitters claim that they are french certified etc, but, wanted to hear from those that actually have taken these courses and what were your experiences with them? any help or info. would be much appreciated and feel free and post up here or send me a PM...thank you.
User Avatar

Posts: 61
Joined: Tue Oct 23, 2007 12:28 am
Location: san francisco, California, north amercia, United States
Thanked: 0 time in 0 post

Return to South America


  • Related topics
    Last post

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests

© 2006-2015 SummitPost.org. All Rights Reserved.