The second group in Mexico: Acclimatization on La Malinche
Nastya Kuznetsova, guide of the 7 Summits Club: It was a beautiful day with great weather. We made an acclimatization ascent to the top of La Malinche from the height of 3100 m to 4450 m. Today, it has opened to us the three of fives (three volcanoes of Mexico with a height of over 5000 m) Orizaba with his companion (or companion) Sierra Negro, the top in the form of the female silhouette of the volcano Iztaccihuatl and the male cone of the volcano Popocatepetl. The latter, once again, clearly shows signs of life. Now we are resting before the storm Orizaba.
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 »