Volcán Popocatépetl, Mexico
Elevation: 5400+ meters, 17,717+ feet
Elevation range: 5400 - 5420 m
(20-meter closed contour)
19° 1' 21'' N; 98° 37' 40'' W
19.022472, -98.627807 (Dec Deg)
539168E 2103355N Zone 14 (UTM)
México (Highest Point)
Morelos (Highest Point)
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
1979-01-02 by Petter Bjørstad
1989-01 by Rob Hiemstra
1991-01-15 by Eric John Behnke
1991-02-08 by Jonathan Wunrow
1993-01-13 by Greg Slayden (Unsuccessful)
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The white snows of Popo rise above Tlamacas Lodge, in this picture from before the recent eruptive cycle began in 1994.
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Central Mexican Ranges
Central Neovolcanica (Highest Point)
Popo-Izta Range (Highest Point)
Land: Parque nacional Iztaccíhuatl-Popocatépetl (Highest Point)
: 3020 m/9909 ft
: 3060 m/10,039 ft
: 2380 m/7808 ft (20 meter contour)
Col elevation in range between 2360 and 2380 meters.
Key Col Lat/Long: 19° 35' 26'' N; 97° 16' 5'' W
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142.96 km/88.83 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor
Pico de Orizaba
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
Diego de Ordaz
Snow Climb: Las Cruces
Trailhead: Tlamacas Lodge (Paved Road) 3947 m/12,949 ft
Vertical Gain: 1453 m/4768 ft
Distance (one way): 4.99 km/3.1 mi
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Popocatépetl's cone at sunrise from Iztaccíhuatl. Photo courtesy of Ben Lostracco.
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