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Ascent of Pico de Orizaba on 2001-11-24

Climber: Albert Wolff

Others in Party:Sarah Roberts
a guide
and one other (Lance?)
Date:Saturday, November 24, 2001
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Pico de Orizaba
    Location:Mexico
    Elevation:5636 m / 18491 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Stayed at the Reyes place in Tlachichuca. Camped for two nights at about 12,000 feet to acclimate. Tent camped slightly below Piedra Grande Hut at 14,010 for one night before summit climb.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1366 m / 4481 ft
    Route:Jamapa Glacier Route
    Trailhead:Pie dura Grande Hut  4270 m / 14010 ft
    Grade/Class:Class 2/3 to Glacier
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Guide, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:3 nights away from roads
    Weather:Cold, Windy, Clear



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