Nevado de Toluca, Mexico

Prominence: 2210 m, 7250 ft

Elevation: 4680+ meters, 15,354+ feet

True Isolation: 117.68 km, 73.13 mi
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4680 - 4700 m
    (20-meter closed contour)
Local or Alternate Name(s)Indigenous Name: Xinantécatl
Highest SummitPico del Fraile
SubpeaksNevado de Toluca-Pico Sureste (4320 m/14,173 ft)
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)19° 6' 7'' N, 99° 46' 4'' W
19.101964, -99.767735 (Dec Deg)
419243 E 2112287 N, Zone 14 (UTM)

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 119
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 116)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1984-02-18 by Frederick Johnson
     1991-11-22 by David Olson
     2006-12-31 by Christian Rodriguez
     2010-12 by David Howells (GPS Track)
     2012-01-07 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2012-01-07 by Ryan Courtney
     2012-01-07 by Adam Helman
     2012-01-07 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2014-02-14 by James Barlow (GPS Track)
     2014-05-10 by John Statz (Unsuccessful)
     2016-01-02 by Greg Gerlach (GPS Track)
     2016-01-11 by Dave Dunham (GPS Track)
     2016-01-28 by Stefan Messing
     2016-02-06 by Connor McEntee
     2016-02-06 by Scott Larson (GPS Track)
     2017-01-14 by Adam Walker
     2017-10-18 by Peter Stone
     2018-11-19 by Douglas Harris
     2019-01-02 by Steven Song
     2019-11-19 by Dustin Wittmier (GPS Track)
     2020-01-22 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2020-02-24 by Devan Peterson (GPS Track)
     2022-04-30 by Arjan van Denzen
     2022-04-30 by Stephanie Ouellette

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The summit ridge of Nevado de Toluca provides the most challenging scrambing on a Mexican volcano "ruta normal" (2012-01-07).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2210 m/7250 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2240 m/7347 ft
  Line Parent: Volcán Popocatépetl
  Key Col: Zoyatzingo    2470 m/8104 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 117.68 km/73.13 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 19.1742, -98.6517
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Iztaccíhuatl-Cabeza  (E)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Central Mexican Ranges
Range3: Cordillera Neovolcanica
Range4: Central Neovolcanica
Drainage BasinsBalsas
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Parque nacional Nevado de Toluca (Highest Point)
Topo MapVolcan Nevado de Toluca E14A47 1:50,000
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
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Nevado de Toluca and a light mantle of snow (2012-01-07).
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The rocky summit (1966-08-21). Photo by Dan Moore.
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Nevado de Toluca, MX (2017-12-10). Photo by Ted Bauer.
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