Volcán La Malinche, Mexico

Prominence: 1918 m, 6292 ft

Elevation: 4438 meters, 14,560 feet

True Isolation: 62.48 km, 38.83 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Indigenous Name: Matlalcuéyetl
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)19° 13' 51'' N, 98° 1' 55'' W
19.230955, -98.032031 (Dec Deg)
601741 E 2126666 N, Zone 14 (UTM)
Tlaxcala (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Volcán La Malinche:
     Combined USA-Canada-Mexico State/Province High Points (Rank #8)
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #36)
     Ultras of North America (Rank #115)
     Ultras of Mexico (Rank #9)
     Mexico State High Points (Rank #5)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Mexico's Volcanoes (Secor)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 222
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 210)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1990-11-15 by David Olson
     1992-01-27 by Robert Garneau
     2001-12-01 by Dennis Stewart (Unsuccessful)
     2001-12-11 by Dennis Stewart (Unsuccessful)
     2004-01-28 by Ben Lostracco
     2010-12 by David Howells (GPS Track)
     2012-01-09 by Adam Helman
     2012-01-09 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2012-01-09 by Ryan Courtney
     2012-01-09 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2012-12-29 by Kelsey Backen
     2013-03-13 by Lyngve Skrede
     2014-02-16 by James Barlow (GPS Track)
     2014-11-05 by James Stone
     2015-01-11 by Mark McCormick (GPS Track)
     2015-01-13 by Duncan Lennon
     2015-01-13 by Susan Wheeler
     2015-02-03 by Bradley R (GPS Track)
     2015-11-11 by Sean Caulfield (GPS Track)
     2015-12-27 by Greg Gerlach (GPS Track)
     2016-01-17 by Dave Dunham (GPS Track)
     2016-02-11 by Scott Larson (GPS Track)
     2016-02-11 by Connor McEntee
     2016-11-21 by Karthik Krish
     2017-12-10 by Swingshift Hiker (Unsuccessful)
     2017-12-27 by Eli Boardman
     2019-05-15 by Cole Schenewerk
     2020-01-18 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2021-08-06 by Tom Milliard
     2021-11-23 by Kristie Drawe (Unsuccessful)
     2021-12-24 by Yash A
     2022-01-31 by Garret Stoops (GPS Track)
     2022-01-31 by Thomas Brennan (GPS Track)
     2022-11-08 by Ashley Watson

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Malinche volcano in Mexico with a light cap of recent winter snow (2012-01-09).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1918 m/6292 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1938 m/6357 ft
  Line Parent: Izta Norte
  Key Col: 2520 m/8268 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 62.48 km/38.83 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 19.1683, -98.6225
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Iztaccíhuatl - Las Rodillas  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Central Mexican Ranges
Range3: Cordillera Neovolcanica
Range4: Eastern Neovolcanica
Drainage Basins
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
Rio Salado
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Parque nacional de La Malinche (Highest Point)
Topo MapPuebla E14B43 1:50,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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La Malinche, MX (2014-04-20). Photo by Ted Bauer.
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Volcan La Malinche, Mexido (2014-04-20). Photo by Beth Bauer.
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Sam on the last pitch up La Malinche (2022-11-08). Photo by Ashley Watson.
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