The definitive travel guide to exploring the unique diversity and splendor of EcuadorEcuador is one of the leading Latin American destinationsDetails 30 amazing trekking adventures for all levels of hikersIncludes the history of Ecuador, its people, geography, where to stay and moreTrekking in Ecuador is The Mountaineers Books newest addition to our international trekking series. (Other books include Trekking in Bolivia, Trekking In Nepal, Trekking in Russia and Central Asia, Trekking in Tibet and Trekking Peaks of Nepal.)Ecuador, appropriately named, literally means "equator, " the invisible line that divides the Earth horizontally in two hemispheres (North and South). As one of South America's smallest countries, what it may lack in size, it makes up for with an incredible variety of trekking destinations (and other outdoor activities such as climbing and paddling), birds and wildlife. 30 trekking destinations from the coastal plains to the central highlands and eastern jungle offer something for everyone.