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Boriss Andean

Boriss Andean - Dec 12, 2010 11:28 am Date Climbed: Dec 10, 2010

Thunderstorms  Sucess!

Climbed with Rob (HOL). Started from Limpiopungo Lagoon. Hiked straight up by the central ridge. Got some hail hundreds meters below the summit. We left the backpacks and rushed ourselves up to the summit. Very cloudy and warm, perfect weather for a thunderstorm.

Got back to Tambopaxi lodge in the middle of a thunderstorm.

Boriss Andean

Boriss Andean - Oct 24, 2009 8:35 pm Date Climbed: Nov 2, 2007

Route Climbed: Central Summit.  Sucess!

Started from Laguna de Limpiopungo at 12:30 pm. We took the trail that goes by the stream and gained altitude later by climbing up the ridge that ends at the base of the central peak.

It snowed during the whole approaching to the base of the peak and until we got to the summit 4,634 m (15,203 ft) at 4:00 pm.

Visibility was poor but the feeling of being up there with Paul, Rebeca (England), Alexandra (Germany) and Gustavo (Ecuador) was great.

Got back to the trailhead at Limpiopungo at 6:30 pm. Nice view of the mountain totally covered by snow.


big_g - Sep 24, 2006 2:20 am Date Climbed: Feb 7, 2005

Better luck this time  Sucess!

Let's see... the first time we had to turn back at the rim and had all our gear stolen from our hiding spot. This time everything went smoothly and I even got good pics. The rim is a hoot in clouds. It feels like your going to fall into nothingness.

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