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Andean Summit Adventure

Banos 180250, Ecuador
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Great trip up Cotopaxi

My mom and I had the pleasure of climbing Cotopaxi with Jaime, the head guide for the agency. He... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Koby G
Great time with andean summit adventure

I have been working for andean summit adventure for 4 months as intern. During my time I had the... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
marvinbrugger
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Banos, Ecuador
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Andean Summit Adventure is your specialized tour operator for hiking, trekking, trailrunning, mountaineering and climbing in Ecuador, with Austrian-Ecuadorian ownership. We organize your trips and tours to our wonderful National Parks and climb with you our amazing volcanos, all from one provider: guide, transport, equipment etc. Looking forward to touring with you! We speak English, Spanish, German as well as some French and Italian.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Banos 180250, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mom and I had the pleasure of climbing Cotopaxi with Jaime, the head guide for the agency. He was genial, professional, safety focused, overwhelmingly experienced (he has been guiding in Ecuador for over 20 years, and estimates he has led somewhere around 400 trips...More

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andeansummitadventur, Owner at Andean Summit Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Koby, congrats to both of you! It was a pleasure for us organizing your trip and of course helping with useful information. I'm sure you'll have some more mountain climbing ahead and we'd be happy to go for it with you!!! Many thanks for sharing...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

I have been working for andean summit adventure for 4 months as intern. During my time I had the chance to join some of the climbing tours and always felt safe and in good hands. Jaime and Elisabeths knowledge about mountains, volcanoes and Ecuador are...More

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andeansummitadventur, Owner at Andean Summit Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Marvin, it was a real pleasure for us having you here and sharing marvellous mountain experiences! Having seen how you developped your strengths on the mountains, we're sure to climb with you again and are looking forward to it. We wish you all the best...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Great trip on illiniza norte. Excellent organisation at short notice. Professional guidance. Jaime knows what he is doing and he is doing it very well. Overall recommended. I have definitly to come back to the mountains of Ecuador and I will do it with Andean...More

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andeansummitadventur, Propietario at Andean Summit Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Christian, many thanks for taking your time and sharing your opinion with the trip advisor community. Incredible, the program you had for your short holiday in Ecuador, congrats for the Iliniza Norte summit. It will be a pleasure for us to guide you to more...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We used Andean Summit Adventures for our first mountaineering trip. I chose them over other companies as Elizabeths communication was excellent. She responded promptly to all emails and answered all my novice questions. Making changes our itinerary was never an issue for her. We did...More

Thank Nicole M
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andeansummitadventur, Propietario at Andean Summit Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

You did an awesome job on Cotopaxi, congrats on this summit. I always start feeling cold as well, when I look at your pics of the summit day ... freezing. I'm happy to hear that your partner's altitude blindness was treated well and hope it...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

I hired Andean Summit Adventure for a mountaineering vacation in Ecuador. We climbed Guagua Pichincha, Illiniza Norte and Cotopaxi. Communication with Elisabeth was easy to arrange the details of the trip. My guide, Marcial, was a friendly and knowledgable outdoorsman with over 20 years of...More

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andeansummitadventur, Owner at Andean Summit Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Gene, many thanks for your feedback. We're very happy you enjoyed your Andean Summit Adventure. It was a pleasure for us arranging your trip and accompanying you to our wonderful summits. We hope to welcome you again for more climbing in Ecuador. Many thanks for...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

I had the pleasure of going for a quick one day tour with Elisabeth and Jaime at the end of January. We climbed ruminahui in the cotopaxi park. The climb turned into a run that was fast and fun, just as I like it! I...More

Thank Tom R
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andeansummitadventur, Owner at Andean Summit Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Tom, many thanks for taking your time and sharing your experience with the climber's world out there. It was a very fun day for us as well! Jaime enjoyed your pace on the mountain a lot, I stay inspired by your Strava logs and increased...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Andean Summit Adventure arranged for me to climb Chimborazo in December of 2017. Elizabeth (who is Austrian) provided well informed advice (in fluent english) about the requisite gear and acclimatization, and made all of the arrangements. My one-on-one guide was Manuel, who was strong, encouraging,...More

Thank John M
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andeansummitadventur, Owner at Andean Summit Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

John, many thanks for taking the time and sharing your experiences with the climber's world out there. It was a pleasure for us to climb with you, and great to hear you enjoyed it. Chimborazo and we will be waiting for you. We are very...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

I met Elisabeth and Jaime at an ultra-running event in Ibarra, Ecuador in February 2017. In December 2017, I hiked Iliniza Norte with Jaime as an acclimatisation hike and then Cotopaxi with Manuel. I told Elisabeth I wanted to move fast up the mountains and...More

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andeansummitadventur, Owner at Andean Summit Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Sean, it was a pleasure to have you climbing with us and we will keep running to keep up with your pace ... we haven't seen such a quick Cotopaxi ascent!!!! Hope to welcome you soon for conquering more summits in trail mode. Many thanks...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

My husband and I contacted Elisabeth to book a climb of Carihuairazo. We were new to mountaineering but experienced trekkers. Our guide Diego was very experienced (over 25 years) and had us feeling safe the entire way. It was our first time using crampons, ice...More

Thank Alyson M
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andeansummitadventur, Owner at Andean Summit Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Alyson, Justin - congratulations once again! We are more than happy, that you enjoyed your climb and with that a first introduction to mountaineering. I heard you were superfit & I'm sure you will be great mountaineers. For coming back we have plenty of great...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Jaime and Elisabeth know what they're doing, and it resulted in an excellent trip. I had a wonderful time climbing with Jaime. He is a great guide and an expert climber. We made all of our objectives: Cayambe, Iliniza Sur, and Chimborazo. Elisabeth is very...More

Thank Jacob P
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andeansummitadventur, Owner at Andean Summit Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Jacob, for us it was a pleasure climbing with you, amazing to see young mountaineers prosper, you'll have a great climbing career ahead, we're sure! We hope to welcome you again on one of our expeditions and want to thank you a lot for sharing...More

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