Ascent of Pico de Orizaba on 2012-03-31
|Others in Party:||Jeff Lage|
|Date:||Saturday, March 31, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
|Peak:||Pico de Orizaba|
| Elevation:||5636 m / 18491 ft|
Ascent Trip ReportMexico City (elevation 7,316)
Tlachichuca (elevation 8,620)
Piedra Grande Hut (elevation 13,976)
03/31 - Summit Day
1:15am Leave Piedra Grande climbers hut
1:13pm Reach Summit
1:31pm Leave Summit
6:55pm Arrive back at climbers hut
7:10pm Leave hut
9:15pm Arrive in Tlachichuca
Jeff & Ken on Summit (2012-03-31). Photo by Ken Curtis.
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|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1377 m / 4515 ft|
| Route:||Jamapa Glacier|
| Trailhead:||Piedra Grande Hut 4259 m / 13976 ft|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Guide, Hut Camp|
| Weather:||Snowing, Cold, Very Windy, Partly Cloudy|
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