SUMMIT! Our group has successfully climbed Mount Orizaba
Nastya Kuznetsova, guide of 7 summits Club:
Yesterday, 10th of January, a group of 7 Summits Club (Pasha and Victor) stood on the summit of the highest volcano in North America and part of the roof of Mexico, peak of Orizaba (5700 m). All the participants are alive, healthy and happy. Orizaba is not the easiest peak, especially if you climb it from the South on the steep scree. Sometimes we had to move on all fours, and literally! But all's well that ends well. Now we are down in the valley. And not even went to Puebla, but returned to Mexico city. Here we are waiting for friends and free entertainment.
Pico de Orizaba (Citlaltépeti), at 5700 m (18,707 ft) Mexico's highest mountain, lies on the border with the state of Puebla about 30km/19mi north of Orizaba. It is best climbed from its west ... read more »