Welcome Ecuador Alpine Institute to web site
The Ecuadorian Alpine Institute is a mountaineering company specializing in ascents of Ecuador´s highest volcanic peaks and trekking across the country´s wildest high-altitude landscapes.
E.A.I. provides a hassle-free climbing experience to the international climber. You can choose intensive climbing itineraries that consist of Ecuador´s most spectacular and challenging peaks or just join us on one or two ascents.
While we cater to experienced climbers we also offer climbs for novices who want to learn or improve their climbing technique. E.A.I.´s climbing school ensures that you are comfortable with a wide range of glacial techniques such as knot tying, self-rescue, crevasse rescue and navigation. Our usual client ratio is 2.1, 3.1 advanced.
E.A.I.´s founder and director, Ramiro Donoso, has eighteen years experience climbing the most challenging glacial peaks in the Andes, as well as Europe. He speaks fluent english, french and spanish.
- Bilingual Office service and guides (english, german, french, spanish)
- Individual or Group Ascents
- 1,2,3 or more days Glacier School
- Competitive Prices
- Private Transportation 4×4 WD rental service
- Trekking and Bicycle Tours
- Custom Itineraries and Package Tours:
- Andes, Coast, Jungle and Galapagos
- Climbing Extensions to Peru and Bolivia
In addition to Ramiro, all of E.A.I. ´s experienced guides are members of ASEGUIM which is the Mountain Guide Association of Ecuador. Our high quality service is based on European and US standards.
Please keep in mind that we are a Tour Operator, and when you book your trip with us, you climb and trek with us. When you or your group visit Ecuador, be sure that you will receive the same excellent service that we provide to all of our satisfied clients.