Ecuador: Team Readies for Climb of Cayambe

Posted by: | July 27, 2011
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Ecuador
Elevation: 15,500'

Hello, this is Maile and Casey checking in from Ecuador and the climber’s hut on Cayambe. Everyone is settling in for a good night sleep at 15,500 feet. This morning we woke up to a beautiful morning at the Hacienda San Luis and had a leisurely morning down there, we drove in to the town of Cayambe and had a local lunch before heading up to the mountain. We were able to drive up to 13,500’ before the road become too rough for the vehicles. We then walked up to the climber’s hut. Everyone is doing well, it is a beautiful night and we will check in again tomorrow and we hope everyone is doing well back at home!

RMI Guides Maile Wade & Casey Grom

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Load up on Snickers, Swedish fish and whatever they are serving. Remember there are TWO summits this trip. Know you are very well prepared. Praying for good weather and be safe. We are anxious to hear about it. Kathryn

Posted by: Kathryn on 7/28/2011 at 12:49 pm

Hope the Snickers hold out!  Wishing you much love and good luck.  Renee

Posted by: Renee on 7/28/2011 at 10:36 am

Love that road to Cayambe hut!!! Glad you all did it in daylight!
Hope the weather is good for your climb tonight!
Thinking of you…
Dana Marie

Posted by: Dana Marie on 7/28/2011 at 8:11 am

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