Ascent of Pico de Orizaba on 2010-12-27

Climber: Rodney Limprecht

Date:Monday, December 27, 2010
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Pico de Orizaba
    Elevation:15630 ft / 4764 m

Ascent Trip Report

Airline 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.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Clear

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