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Elevation: 20,564 ft
GPS: -1.469, -78.817 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: Jonathan West on Jul 11, 2015
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Description

The summit is the farthest point from the center of the earth due to its equatorial location. It is a glaciated volcano. Originally thought to be the highest mountain in the world, in 1880, it was first climbed by Edward Whymper and Louis & Jean-Antoine Carrel.

Getting There

Taxi from Riobamba's Terminal Terrestre to the end of the road near the lower of the two refugios. Stay at the Whymper hut-the higher of the two.

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