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Culture Shock! Ecuador: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette (Culture Shock! Guides)

September 15, 2009

BEWARE OF MOUNTAIN CLIMBING DANGERS IN ECUADOR

So far in 2009, there have been 20 mountaineering accidents in Ecuador with a total of fifteen deaths. According to Rafael Martinez a climbing instructor (el Comercio) is that climbers often do not have enough accurate information or preparation before making their climb in Ecuador. Also, one of the problems with resvues in Ecuador compared to countries like France, are the rescuers often don't live in the area where the rescue attempt is taking place. Therefore, many of the members of rescue teams are not properly acclimatized to make a quick rescue as compared to France. Mr. Martinez believes that there should be an inter agency rescue group between the police, Red Cross and civil defense. Some information  and tips:

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