Ascent of Pico de Orizaba on 2010-12-27
|Date:||Monday, December 27, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
|Peak:||Pico de Orizaba|
| Elevation:||4764 m / 15630 ft|
Ascent Trip ReportAirline lost bag with climbing gear; couldn't find mountaineering boots (US 14)in time; cold, icy conditions; climbed in approach shoes until needed crampons, turned back with others having mild AMS. Two of 6 made the summit under trying conditions.
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| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Scramble|
| Weather:||Cold, Breezy, Clear|
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