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PROGRAMS

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

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Hiking-Salento
DIFFICULTY:  EASY /1-2 
WELL MARKED PATHS 

JUNGLE TREK 1 DAY

This trip is for day travelers who want to explore the Cocora valley 

Hiking-Salento
DIFFICULTY:  MEDIUM  / 2 
UNEVEN PATHS WITH ROCKS AND MUD

HiKE THE PARAMO 2 DAYS

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

Hiking-Salento
DIFFICULTY:  HARD  / 4-5 
MUD, ROCKS, HIKES BELOW 5000m

WESTER TREK 3 DAYS

The hike is demanding, and endurance is required. Even though the Quindio Volcano is closed due to the new regulations, we will hike across the wester slope of this mountain. 

Hiking-Salento
DIFFICULTY:  MEDIUM  / 5 
MUD, ROCKS, HIKES BELOW 5000m

QUINDIO WEST FACE CIRCUIT 4 DAYS

The hike is demanding, and endurance is required. Trek on top of Quindio Volcano highest point in the region

Hiking-Salento
DIFFICULTY:  HARD  / 5 
PATHS CAN GET LOST, +4500m HIGH PASS

+5 DAYS EXPEDITION 5 DAYS

These are tailor-made trips – for more info please send us an email!

Gear list

Gear list for trekking – Los Nevados National Park

The mountains at Los Nevados National 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

  • Rubber boots (Good option for muddy conditions)

  • 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

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