CLOTHING: A jacket for cold weather, comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunscreen (SPF 70 at least), sunglasses, camera, and cash.
ALTITUDE: From 2,300 to 3,609 meters above sea level. Temperatures from 5 ° to 28°C.
IMPORTANT: Ambato is 150 km southbound from Quito, a 2hour drive approximately. NO parking area at the station.