Ecuador is a country blessed with huge Andean slopes and deep Amazon valleys. These combination of Andean Mountains dropping into the Amazon jungle forms tremendously fun rivers for kayaking and whitewater rafting. Fast moving water combined with temperate weather makes rafting and kayaking a super enjoyable activity. We’ve collected the top 10 most exciting whitewater river runs in Ecuador for you to enjoy.
Everybody has a goal or just wants to do something without an apparet reason. The last few days of our trip in the Patagonia, we met a Chilean friend, Mauro, who -as he told us- for a few months had the goal to hike from the Bader valley (in the base of “Los Cuernos, La [...]
Patagonia, a unique place, located in the southern hemisphere. It has isolated pamas, huge continental glaciers, wonderful granite walls, beautiful landscapes, a lot of options for outdoors activities (hiking, trekking, climbing, biking, fishing, rafting…). A must-go place for adventurers
Carla Perez (26) has become the first Latin American woman to summit Aconcagua via the Southern face. Carla climbed with Esteban Mena (19) who is the youngest climber in history to reach the summit of Aconcagua via the Southern face . Congratulations!
[singlepic id=144 w=320 h=240 mode=web20 float=left]Ecuador Adventures has helped us connect to our guests and the adventure travel community at large. It has helped us work through the challenges (and retributions) of running a adventure travel family business based in the US and Ecuador. The team at Ecuador Adventures Blog (a Barefoot Expeditions publication) is [...]
Since I was little, because my grandmother lived in Ibarra for a long period of time, I learned a quite a bit about where the best places to eat. The city of Ibarra “La Ciudad Blanca” is located 100km north from Quito. It is a nice and warm city, formerly famous for its cobbled stone [...]
Taking friends to climb mountains is very rewarding. You feel like the fairy godmother that is helping them to make their dream come true. But the success depends on them, their training and their preparation. Ismael and Vanessa did a great job, congratulations. If you want to be part of an experience like this, contact [...]
A couple of months ago JOse, Doménica, Ramiro and I went to the Iliniza sur, to try to reach the summit by the south face (south ridge). We didn´t reached the summit, and actually we didnt even find the route, but we had so much fun!! Maybe the altitude and the coldness change our behaivour [...]
Mountains are changing a lot. Iliniza norte was one of the first mountains I climbed 10 years ago as a beginner, it was a nice hike between rocks and sand, with a little bit of climbing in certain parts. The hardest part I remember from that first time was to experience the vertigo of standing [...]