passing the towns of Cubijíes and Químiag, climb to
the crest of a mountain range naturally forming an observation platform
for snowpeak El Altar, impressively the most beautiful in Ecuador.
We will enjoy spectacular views of Riobamba, the Chambo river and
surroundings. Nature at its best.
Distance : 50.5 Km.
Minimum Altitude : 2495 mts. Químiag bridge
Maximum Altitude : 3355 mts. Chañag
Uphill Distance : 17 Km. approximately
Downhill Distance : 17 Km. approximately
Cycleability : 100% of the way
Total Time : 4 - 5 hours approximately
Total Cycling Time : 3 - 4 hours approximately
Main Attractions :
- The towns of Cubijíes and Químiag
- The natural observation platform for El Altar snowpeak, impressively
the most beautiful in Ecuador
- Great views of Riobamba, Guano, Cubijíes, Químiag
- Chambo river and surroundings
- The local agriculture
Level of difficulty: Intermediate to advanced