Rucu Pichincha 1 Day

The name "Rucu” implies old and is part of the Pichincha massive. The ascent to the summit goes through native Paramo vegetation and volcanic rocks at the end.
Grade:

Highlights: 
  • Ascent combined with the cable car after 4.000 m. 
  • Beautiful views. 
  • Teleférico (cable car) 
Climb specifications: 
  • Easy climb. 
  • Partly trail - partly rocky climb. 
  • Duration: 1 day. 
  • Accommodation in Quito. 
  • Estimated climbing hours from El Teleférico : 4h. Ascent, 2 ½ - 3h. Descent. 
  • No need of technical equipment. 
Suggested period: Whole year round.