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Ascent of Pico de Orizaba on 2017-11-25

Climber: Justin Wright

Date:Saturday, November 25, 2017
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Pico de Orizaba
    Location:Mexico
    Elevation:5181 m / 17000 ft

Ascent Trip Report

While doing an acclimatization hike, we encountered several rope teams that suffered serious injuries from falls high on the mountain. Thankfully there were enough of us to lower the climbers to an area where the helicopter could get them the next morning. Lots of broken ankles but fortunately everyone made it off the mountain.
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