History of Ascents to the Ecuadorian Mountains

Cayambe History
  • Visit: Alexander von Humboldt, 1802
  • Highest Summit: Edward Whymper and the Carrel brothers, 1880
  • Northeast Summit: Luis Camacho, Jacinto Carrasco and Patricio Ramón, 1976
Chimborazo History
  • Attempt to the summit: Alexander von Humboldt, 1803
  • Simón Bolívar visit: My Delirium on the Chimborazo, 1822
  • Attempt: M. Boussingault, 1831
  • Veintimilla and Whymper summits (first conquerors): Edward Whymper and the Carrel brothers, 1880
  • Veintimilla and Whymper (first national): Nicolás Martinez, Paul Suzor and Dr. Pierre Reimburg, 1911
  • North and Whymper Summits (north face): J. Richard Hechtel, George Barnes, Herbert Hultgren, William Ross, Margaret Young, 1968
  • Chimborazo Integral (the 4 summits): Carlos Cevallos, Jorge Castillo, Maximiliano Yépez and Rómulo Pazmiño, 1983
  • Chimborazo Integral, Arista del Sol route: Iván Vallejo and Oswaldo Morales, 1989
Corazon Volcano History
  • Wilhelm Reiss and Stübel, 1870
  • Edward Whymper and the Carrel Brothers, 1880
Cotopaxi History
  • Visit: Alexander von Humboldt, 1802
  • Summit, south face: Wilhelm Reiss and Ángel Escobar, 1872
  • Summit, north face: Edward Whymper and the Carrel brothers, 1880
  • First national: Nicolás Martinez and Fernando Villacrés, 1906
  • First descent to the crater: Polish - Czechoslovak Expedition, 1972
  • First Yanasacha climb: Edisón Salgado, Jorge Peñafiel, Eduardo Agama and Danilo Mayorga, 1989
  • North-Eastern route: Gabriel Llano, Gaspar Navarrete and Jurg Arnet, 1998
Guagua Pichincha History
  • Toribio de Ortiguera, 1582
  • Alexander von Humboldt, 1802
  • Wilhelm Reiss and Stübel, 1870
  • Edward Whymper and the Carrel Brothers, 1880
  • Theodor Wolf, 1883
Illinizas History
  • Visit: Alexander von Humboldt, 1802
  • Visit: Wilhelm Reiss, 1872
  • First attempt: Edward Whymper and the Carrel brothers, 1880
  • South Summit: The Carrel brothers, 1880
  • North Summit: Nicolas Martinez, Franz Hiti (austrian) and Alejandro Villavicencio, 1912
  • Northeast Ridge: Celso Zuquillo, 1965
  • Southeast Ridge: Marco Cruz and Joseph Bergé, 1973
  • Southwestern Spur: Luis Naranjo, James Desrosiers, Marcos Serrano and Hernan Reinoso, 1981
Sincholagua History
  • Highest Summit: Edward Whymper and the Carrel Brothers, 1880
  • Eichler Peak (Oriental): Arturo Eichler and H. López, 1952
  • Hoeneisen Peak (South): Miguel Andrade and Hugo Torres, 1974
Tungurahua History
  • Visit: Wilhelm Reiss and Stübel, 1873
  • Highest Summit: Nicolás Martinez, Elisabet B. de Robalino, Luis Robalino Dávila, 1911

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