Ascent of Pico de Orizaba on 2017-10-25
|Others in Party:||Charlie Carvell|
|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 ReportPart 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.
Citlaltépetl from the NW (OMG’s base in Zoapan, Tlachichuca) (2017-10-26). Photo by Peter Stone.
Click here for larger-size photo.
|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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