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Andes Climbing

Av. 10 de Agosto and Venezuela, Machachi 170350, Ecuador
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Excellent guides, great service and beautiful lodging

I knew Diego and his company in 2013, I spent a week acclimatizing in the volcanoes around Machachi... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2018
Schmerzus
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San Juan, Argentina
Climbing 2018

For the second year in a row I hired Diego's company for climbing. This year was Cayambe and... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2018
Colin G
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Av. 10 de Agosto and Venezuela, Machachi 170350, Ecuador
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

I knew Diego and his company in 2013, I spent a week acclimatizing in the volcanoes around Machachi and went to Illiniza Norte and Cotopaxi at that time. I came back in 2015 with a partner, now the lodging was available, it was a great...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

For the second year in a row I hired Diego's company for climbing. This year was Cayambe and Cotopaxi. My guide once again was Ivan. Both climbs were very challenging, but the professionalism of Ivan made them perfect. His knowledge and attention to both the...More

1  Thank Colin G
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

This review is about the complete experience i had with Diego Cumbajin and his company Andes Climbing .. from the planning, transportation, food, lodging and the climbing .. everything went nice and smooth. I had no stress and i loved that. I asked Diego in...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2018

We had a wonderful time with Andes Climbing. Everything was very organized. We were picked up right on time from Quito and transported directly to the lodging at Diego's. That same morning we met our guide Marco and climbed El Corazon. Marco was extremely experienced...More

Thank Maggie A
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

Diego, the owner of Andes Climbing, arranged everything for our family's climbs, including pickup and drop off in Quito, a very nice, comfortable stay at his lodge, and of course, the wonderful guides, fees, etc. for climbing 3 mountains. We customized our trip with Diego,...More

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Reviewed January 8, 2018

Our overall experience was wonderful. We stayed at Diego's hostel and had comfortable surroundings, professional guides and well managed logistics throughout. We did three smaller climbs, Pasochoa, Corazon and Illiniza Norte and we were able to summit all three. After doing Ruca Pichincha while in...More

Thank Tony S
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Reviewed December 26, 2017

I had an ambitious plan to climb Cotopaxi and Chimborazo in Ecuador, and I had only 5 days. Based on other reviews, I decided to go with Andes Climbing. That turned out to be a great decision. Diego, owner and lead guide of Andes Climbing,...More

1  Thank Alpinn D
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Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I joined Diego at Andes Climbing for the 9 day package that included summits of Cotopaxi and Chimborazo as well as hikes up the Corazon and Illiniza Norte. From the start Diego was welcoming and got everything organized for us even at...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2017

I did Cotopaxi with Andes Climbing in October 2017 and had Segundo as a guide. Segundo was perfect from the beginning to the end. He knows when to push you and when to tell you to rest, and he is very patient and kind. Thanks...More

1  Thank Delphine G
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

This review is long overdue after our wonderful trip over New Years 16-17. We spent 11 days with with Andes Climbing while we climbed Illiniza Norte, Cayambe, Antisana, and Chimborazo (after independently hiking Pichincha to start acclimatizing). Diego and his family are absolutely wonderful and...More

1  Thank Grant P
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