Ecuador, South America
June 25 – July 8, 2008 | Summit Date : July 7, 2008
Vox Telecom Expedition Team : Leader Tony van Marken
Mike von Holdt, Shane Chorley and Simon Butler reach summit, Tony van Marken turns around at 6100m with altitude sickness
Chimborazo is a currently inactive stratovolcano in the Cordillera Occidental range of the Andes. Its last known eruption is believed to have occurred around 550 AD. With a peak elevation of 6,268 metres (20,564 ft), Chimborazo is the highest mountain in Ecuador and it is the highest peak near the equator.