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September 14, 2015

Where Can We Go When the Volcano Blow?

So what do you do when one of your favorite mountains starts to erupt? First of all you run away. Quickly. Secondly, you use another volcano! Recently we have fielded many inquiries regarding whether climbing is possible in Ecuador since Cotopaxi started being more active. Ecuador has been blessed with numerous big mountains and we have a long history with all of them. For the foreseeable future we will be shifting our Cotopaxi climbs to Cayambe, Illiniza and Antisana.

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December 31, 2014

"All is great in Ecuador!"

MM guide Juliana reported in from the Ecuador School and Volcanoes Expedition to say all is great in the Andes of Ecuador! 

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November 24, 2014

Exceptional weather to kick off Ecuador season

The winter Ecuador climbing season was kicked off with a Mountain Madness expedition of Antisana and Illiniza Sur. For those of you who have climbed in Ecuador before, you may have experienced cloudy and stormy conditions on the Ecuadorian volcanoes. However, this team was lucky enough to have views of the avenue of volcanoes from the summit of Illniza Sur and Norte! The clients were strong on both climbs and blown away by the beauty of the region. 

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November 12, 2014

Winter Wonderland in Ecuador!

The weather is turning for colder temperatures and holiday decorations are starting to appear in department stores. We know what that means... Ecuador season is back! In fact, Mountain Madness climbers are kicking off the winter Ecuador season with an Antisana and Illiniza Sur expedition, followed by a Chimborazo summit attempt! 

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July 8, 2014

Ecuador Volcanoes Expedition Climb Illiniza Sur

After getting hammered by winds on Cayambe the team moved on to Illiniza Sur and met with success. Some excellent snow conditions allowed for a great day before the group moved on to Cotopaxi. [+] READ MORE