Illiniza Sur 5245m
Illiniza Norte 5105m
Illiniza Sur is a volcanic peak in Ecuador, lying not far south of the capital city Quito. From the summit there are great views of Cotopaxi and Chimborazo. The neighbouring peak of Illiniza Norte is a much easier and much more popular summit with trekkers.
Illiniza Sur from the slopes of Illiniza Norte. There is a lot less now and ice on this peak now, although the photo only dates from 2000. The photo below is of Illiniza Norte from the small hut in the col between the peaks.
We can organise guided ascents of this peak, please telephone or email us at for more details. For details of how to climb the volcanoes of Ecuador please see our guidebooks, which are available in English, Spanish, Polish and French editions, direct from us or from all good bookshops and mountaineering shops.