Iliniza is an extinct volcano located about 55km south of Quito. The mountain consists of 2 snowcapped peaks: iliniza norte is generally regarded as the best acclimation mountain and is frequently used as a preparatory climb to higher peaks such as Cotopaxi, Chimborazo and Cayambe.
After depating Quio at 10:00 am we travel ssoyth by priate transport, we will pass the town machachi before we head towards the national park of the Ilinizas where we drive up to an altitude of 3900m. where we park the car, with all our equipment we will begin our 3 hour trek which leads us to the refuge center, which sits at 4600m above sea level. Upon arrival we will rest before we enjoy our dinner that we prepared in the refuge.