Summit! Two teams of the 7 Summits Club climbed Orizaba
On January 9, two teams of the 7 Summit Club climbed Orizaba. The first group with a guide Sergey Larin started from the shelter at 4800 m. The second group with a guide Lyudmila Korobeshko came from a height of 4150 meters. The weather was clear, but it was quite cold and windy. Two participants from 10 didn't reach the highest point. On the same day, the groups descended and arrived in Mexico city late at night. Now - a well-deserved rest.
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 »