Saturday, December 14, 2013

Pichincha Volcano, Quito, Ecuador

Pichincha Volcano in the Volcano Park and Teleferiqo Cable Car ride up to “Touch the Sky” Quito Ecuador, Rucu Pichincha as seen from the trail from Quito to the top, Elevation at 4,784 m or 15,696 ft, Last eruption was in 2004. It is an active stratovolcano in the country of Ecuador and within the city of Quito.

Both peaks are visible from the city, and are easily climbed except for the thin atmosphere if you are not use to it.

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