Located within Cotopaxi National Park, Ecuador, Refugio José Rivas is a popular base camp for those looking to climb the Cotopaxi volcano. The base camp is set at an altitude of 4864 metres above sea level. The accommodation at the basecamp consists of a range of bunk beds and mattresses. Guests need to supply their own sleeping bags for their stay at the basecamp. The camp also features two fully equipped kitchens, two large living rooms, a bar, and outdoor toilets. Those looking to keep a memoir of their trip can browse the on-site souvenir shop.