4,696m (15406 ft) Above Sea – Rucu Pichincha, Ecuador

Before reading, if you don’t like sweating, getting a little dirty, and a little adventure, this article is not for you. The city of Quito, at an elevation of 2,850 metres (9,350 ft) above sea level, lies beneath an active volcano called Pichincha. The two highest peaks of the mountain are Guagua Pichincha and Rucu Pichincha. Both peaks … Continue reading 4,696m (15406 ft) Above Sea – Rucu Pichincha, Ecuador