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 One feet in front of the other 

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Trips with simple logistics and the minimum gear required. Good fitness level is mandatory

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LEVEL:  BASIC
1 DAY
WELL MARKED PATHS 

JUNGLE TREK

Best during dry season 

Trip for day travelers who wants to explore the Cocora Valley…

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LEVEL:  INTERMEDIATE
2 DAYS
UNEVEN PATHS WITH ROCKS AND MUD

HIKE in the paramo

Best during dry season 

Two day hike across the cloud forest from the Cocora Valley. We spent the night at a local farm close to the Páramos…

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LEVEL:  INTERMEDIATE
3 DAYS
MUD, ROCKS, HIKES BELOW 5000m

QUINDIO VOLCANO FAST ASCENT

Best during dry season 

The Quindio volcano is the highest point of the Quindio region, its summit is located at 4700m…

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LEVEL:  INTERMEDIATE
4 DAYs
MUD, ROCKS, HIKES BELOW 5000m

Quindio west face circuit

Best during dry season 

A loop from Salento to Salento. Starting on the Otún canyon into the Cocora valley over the west face of the Q. Volcano…

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LEVEL:  ADVANCED
+5 DAYS
PATHS CAN GET LOST, 5000m HIGH PASS

+ 5 days expedition

Best during dry season 

Two day hike across the cloud forest from the Cocora Valley. We spent the night at a local farm close to the Páramos…

Gear list

Gear list for trekking – Los Nevados National Park

Los Nevados National park is not as cold as other places, because of their geographical location along the tropical belt this mountains are humid with constant drizzle rain, fog and mist, sleet and hail. Gear for cold and wet weather is mandatory.

GEAR CHECK LIST

 

*Please consider to take with you a HEADLAMP

 

Headwear:

  • Sun Cap/hat

  • Warm hat

  • Sunglasses (with UV protection)

Clothing:

  • 1st layer – Shirt and underwear: Polypropylene, Capilene, Merino wool, Polyster (NO NATURAL FIBERS, NO COTTON PLEASE!!!!!!!)

  • 2nd layer – Fleece jacket or pullover (something like Polartec 100 or Patagonia R1 is recommended)

  • 3nd layer – Waterproof Jacket or Poncho(Waterproof is not the same that water-resistant)

  • 2nd layer – Fleece pant for extra cold nights/summits (optional)

  • 4th layer – Down/synthetic insulation jacket if you get cold easily (Remember Los Nevados is not just cold is HUMID and WET)

  • Pijama or spare set of dry clothing for sleeping or changing wet layers.

  • Glove for sun and cold protection

Footwear:

  • Good quality Trekking boots/shoes/trail runners with good traction

  • Sandals/Crocs/Light shoes for campsites and huts (1 pair)

  • Trekking socks (2 pairs minimum in case one pair gets wet)

Backpack:

  • For Hikes take 35L pack. 

  • Backpack with enough volume to pack all your stuff INSIDE not hanging from the outside

  • Dry bags/plastic bag for packing inside the backpack.

Hydration & food:

  • Hydration system as a Camel/platypus bag or bottle – 1.5 liters minimum

General:

  • Trekking poles (Mandatory)

  • Headlamp is mandatory 

  • Suncream Lipstick

  • Personal toiletries: Toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss, pack towel, soap (organic and/or biodegradable), comb/hairbrush, toilet paper, ear plugs, hand sanitizers (must).

  • Personal prescription medicine if need, be sure to have it with you from home.

  • Entertainment like books and music Camera and extra memory card and batteries

10 essentials

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