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Cotopaxi is Ecuador’s second tallest active volcano and a favorite among mountain climbers, locals and visitors. Cotopaxi is Ecuador’s second highest volcano, with a height of 5,897 m (19,347 ft). It’s also the world’s fifth highest active volcano! Which country has largest number of volcanoes? The 10 countries with the most volcanoes.
In Ecuador, the Andes is split into two parallel chains, each containing several volcanoes 5000 meters and more. The country's highest point is in the Western Cordillera is the Chimborazo (6268 m). In the Eastern Cordillera there is the highest active volcano in the world, Cotopaxi (5897 m).
It is not an exact science deciding whether volcanoes are active or extinct. This is Bolivia's tallest mountain and it is believed to be extinct. At 6,542 m above sea level, it is the world's 5th tallest volcano.
Although it is not the highest mountain due to elevation above sea level, because of its location along the equatorial line its summit is the furthest point on the earth's surface from the center of the Earth and the closest point to the moon. Cotopaxi: At 5 897 meters high, it is one of the highest active volcanoes on the planet. Some visitors.
Chimborazo Chimborazo, long extinct, is the tallest mountain in Ecuador. Due to the bulge in the Earth at the equator its summit is the furthest point from the centre of the planet, surpassing even Everest. It was first climbed by English climber Edward Whymper in 1880.
Ecuador’s ultimate adventure lies in the central corridor, along the backbone of the Andes. Some of the world’s highest volcanoes can be found here and the summits of several of them are accessible to mountaineers of any skill level. I am an experienced hiker, but had no prior experience in alpine climbing.
Ecuador is an astonishingly beautiful country that has some of the highest volcanoes in the world. Our Ecuador Volcanoes expedition tackles four of the best volcanic peaks, with a careful programme of acclimatisation and skills development to ensure you have the best chance of success, comfort and enjoyment combined with sufficient rest days to absorb the culture and visit the colorful Indian.