3 HIGHEST PEAKS IN MEXICO IN ONLY 6 DAYS!
Mexican Trilogy (Izta, Pico, Popo and Izta) 2009
(January 11-January 16th, 6 days)
17,343’/5325m (3rd Highest in Mexico)
Hi Camp: Near Refugio Rodillas, 15,000'/4572m
Summit Day: 2.5 hours up, climbing 2,470'/753m on January 11, 2009.
Summit at 8am, spent 1 hour on the top.
1 hr descent to high camp, 2 hour descent to parking lot by 1pm.
Pico de Orizaba
18,410’/5600m (Mexico’s Highest Peak)
Hi Camp: Refugio Jamapa, 14,500'/4420m
Summit Day:4.5 hours up, climbing 3,910'/1200m on January 13, 2009.
Summit at 9am, spent 1 hour on the top.
2 hr descent to Refugio by noon.
17,900’/5445m (Mexico’s 2nd Highest)
Hi Camp: 5000 Cliff Camp 16,400'/5000m
Summit Day:1.5 hours up, climbing 1,500'/445m on January 16, 2009.
Summit at 8am, spent 30 minutes on the top.
1 hr descent to high camp, 2 hours down to the car at trailhead by noon.