First and second unsuccessful attempts on Cotopaxi

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First and second unsuccessful attempts on Cotopaxi
Created On: Jan 27, 2011
Last Edited On: Jul 3, 2012
Well as I told some friends here at sp, I never stop to acclimatize first, I'm one of the luck bastards about that, never had any headake, altitude sickness, nothing but frostbites, and all of them well taken care of.

The thing is, the "X" factor never help us, the so called "weather conditions", and that my friends...that is our most feared enemy.

The result: Quit on the first attempt at 5.240 m just bellow the glacier line, and at the second attempt, never got the chance of leave the refuge. Terrible weather. At those two days, no one summited Cotopaxi that I know of.

First attempt, around 55 photos and some videos;
Second attempt, ONE video, that's all.




Second attempt only register, one video.






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ojo - Jan 27, 2011 5:14 am - Voted 10/10

how did you know...?

I love it!

PAROFES

PAROFES - Jan 27, 2011 5:17 am - Hasn't voted

Re: how did you know...?

Because the photos came out good hehehe

ojo - Jan 27, 2011 5:23 am - Voted 10/10

Re: how did you know...?

and the videos!

ojo - Jan 27, 2011 5:18 am - Voted 10/10

well I don't love it..

..that "nada nada nada" y "muito, muito neve.." but you know what I mean :)

PAROFES

PAROFES - Jan 27, 2011 2:56 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: well I don't love it..

Yes i know...hehehe

Boriss Andean

Boriss Andean - Jan 27, 2011 9:52 am - Voted 10/10

Miuta neve caindo no Cotopaxi!

Hey!.. your funny videos!. Can you see, we had much more snow on our summit day?, but the snow was already hard and crunchy. Nice photos Paulo.

Oh!, and that one is gonna be attached right away to Sincholagua "Mountains & Rocks". Awesome picture. As I told you, I never saw Sincholagua covered by that amount of snow in my life.

PAROFES

PAROFES - Jan 27, 2011 2:58 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Miuta neve caindo no Cotopaxi!

Yes we were very lucky that day hermano!!!
I saw Sinchilagua page already, awesome!
Well i hope next time the weather helps me....i'll take a whole month to Cayambe, Antisana and Chimbo next time hehehe

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