Ascent of Pico de Orizaba on 2017-10-25

Climber: Peter Stone

Others in Party:Charlie Carvell
Neil Carvell
James Denholm
Michael Fox
Jon Herring
Chris Jagger
Jim Murdoch
Ann Sawyer
Ed Skipper

David Hamilton
Ricardo Lugo
Daniel Araiza
Alfredo Perea
Date:Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Pico de Orizaba
    Elevation:18491 ft / 5636 m

Ascent Trip Report

Part of an enormously successful Jagged Globe trip to climb Mexican volcanoes. 100% of the clients got to all four summits and sampled a marvellous slice of Mexican culture along the way.

See trip leader David Hamilton's report on the Jagged Globe website for details: click here.
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Citlaltépetl from the NW (OMG’s base in Zoapan, Tlachichuca) (2017-10-26). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4469 ft / 1362 m
    Route:Jamapa Glacier
    Trailhead:Piedra Grande Hut  14022 ft / 4273 m
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Guide, Hut Camp

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