Andy coming up the trail
After a couple of hours hiking through the forest, I finally trade the shade for the sun
Me with Diana in the back
Resting at the forest's edge is Eva, Diana, and Andy
Eva leading the way higher up
Eva, Joey, Andy, Jim, and Diana
Our high point around 12,500 feet and ready for lunch.
(l to r) Jim, Joey, Diana, Eva, Andy
Higher above our lunch spot. The white dots near the top right are other hikers.
I hiked up a bit further to capture the group relaxing after lunch
Me standing by the edge of a very steep dropoff
heading back down
Some locals on the side of a small store in a little town on the way back to Quito