itself on offering
high quality guided
highland treks and
city tours throughout
the Ecuadorian Andes.
We are led by a
team of experienced,
guides; with safety
and customer satisfaction
being among their
All of our guides
value the personal
form with our clientele.
This aspect of our
work is supremely
important to us
and keeps us excited
about guiding, learning
from and sharing
with our clients
for years to come.
maintain a low client to guide
ratio, to ensure the highest probability
of summit success and more importantly
for safety considerations. The
safety and flexibility of the
group is the major component driving
our decision in selecting a maximum
group size for any trip. Larger
groups with high client to guide
ratios compromise the safety,
enjoyment and success of each
participant attempting a summit.
A low client to guide ratio enables
the guide to tailor the pace to
each individual and monitor comfort
levels; thereby offering a better
chance of a successful summit.
constantly work to maintain and
upgrade our guide skills and qualifications.
Completing training courses with
the American Mountain Guides Association
(AMGA) and Ecuadorian Mountain
Guide Association (ASEGUIM) enables
us to continually improve our
climbing and guiding skills. We
make this investment to ensure
that you are safe and learn the
most up to date climbing techniques
on your trip.
residents of Ecuador, and more
specifically growing up in the
highland environment, we have
an intimate understanding of the
landscape, customs and traditions
of the communities living in the
Ecuadorian highlands. This creates
a richer experience and provides
that vital link between cultures,
as we unveil to you the charms,
traditions, and history of the
places we explore.
go out of our way to ensure our
business and each trip has a positive
impact on the local culture and
environment. We are committed
to reducing our impact on the
Ecuadorian mountain habitat and
natural resources. We practice
and teach Leave No Trace principles
and ethics on our trips.
Our company knows
it is of utmost importance to
sustain a high quality environment
and landscape for the future generations
to live in, visit and enjoy.