Monday, January 18, 2016
The Quito Hiking Club. Ecuador. January 2016.
Despite the message on their site http://dayinquito.blogspot.com/2015/12/the-closure-of-south-american-explorers.html
SAE Quito Clubhouse is still alive and kicking, according to this announcements. Go figure!
What: From Ruminahui to Machachi. Overnight camp!
Where: Quito Explorers Clubhouse,
Mariana de Jesus Oe3-32 y Ulloa
When: Saturday, January 23, 2016 8:00 AM
to Sunday, January 24, 2016, 6:00 PM
Price: $35.00 per person
RSVP limit: 8 "Yes" RSVPs
For more details, see the full listing:
Description: Moderate difficult, 20 kilometers (12.5 miles), 2 day trek. Cotopaxi is now open!! (up to the refugio). This trail goes from the heart of Cotopaxi park near Limpiopunga Lake at 3900 meters (12000) feet, then up 300 meters and down to 3000m at Machachi. Along the way this national park is famous for white-tailed deer, Brocket deer, rabbit, marsupial mouse, Andean Fox, llama and many wild horses. Machachi is an important dairy center and home of the chagra, the Ecuadorian cowboy. He can be seen riding in sheepskin or leather caps and a woolen poncho. Ecuador's traditional mineral water, Guitig or Tsalia comes from Machachi. The club has bags, mats and tents. Staff will cook Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast and trail lunch. Everyone must bring one liter of water for the cook! and Saturday lunch and trail snacks for themselves.
Rental in Quito, for tourists and expats.
We have a 2 bedroom, 1 bath totally remodeled
Colonial Quito, furnished apartment for rent.
Anti-noise windows in both bedrooms
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