Volcanoes - Climbing Mexican Giants
Climbing The Mexican
challenging the big Ixta
Located south of Puebla, with a height of more
than 5620 Mt. (18,500 Ft.), this colossus is the
third higher mountain in North America even
Citlaltépetl, his prehispanic name that means
"Mountain of the stars".
commonly known as “Sleepy lady” is located in
the most volcanic place of Mexico
and, with an almost
5,280 Mt. height
(17,154 Ft.) is the third higher mountain in
Both, they are the most ambitious mountain
challenge. For reach the top we will climb a lot
of hours in inclined sand, rock, snow, ice and
mix, during the night y the day, in many days
of expedition. But with the old “alpine step” we
will arrive in their hedge, and we will get an
incredible whew of the impressive crater that
and of the Mexican plateau towards the
forest of Veracruz and de Mexican Golf.
ItalianTREK® follow and extend in Mexico the
international standards of logistics and technical
guiding skills, for increase ours
Pick up in Mexico City airport and transfer to Hotel,
have dinner and
Breakfast an meet in your hotel in the afternoon and drive to Hut
Altzomoni on Iztaccíhuatl. Dinner and overnight car Hut at
3,900 Mt. (12,700 Ft.).
Breakfast and hike to high camp base on Iztaccíhuatl at
at 4,700 Mt (15,000
Dinner and overnight.
Breakfast and leave early morning and summit the Iztaccíhuatl (4-6
hours). Transfer to Amecameca (base of Ixta).
Dinner, clean up and overnight at Hotel Amecameca.
Depart to the village of Tlachichuca at the base of Pico de Orizaba. Check
into hotel, and sightseeing on your
own in the city. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Breakfast and catch our 4-wheel drive shuttle to the Piedra Grande
Hut on Pico de Orizaba. Dinner and overnight at hut at 4,200 Mt. (13,800 ft).
Breakfast and summit day on Pico de Orizaba! (10-12 hours
round trip) and return to Tlachichuca Hotel, dinner
Back to Mexico City (arriving 2 PM), transfer to Mexico City
Day 9: Extra day if your plane fly the next day!
· Technical equipment (axe,
· All ground transportation while in Mexico.
· The ascents permissions.
· Hotel accommodations in all cities.
· Huts & high camp (tents) accommodations.
· Energy bars and gatorade
· 7 dinners and 7 breakfasts.
Does not Include
insurances, extra hotel
nights and food, tips, equipment required (list at
the bottom) and personal items.
1) Tell us your dates and the trip you prefer
2) Pay 50% of the expedition quote in an account we will
send you and send us your receipt scan copy.
Policy and Inscription
You must deliver the following
documents with a month of anticipation*:
· Have legal age and optimal
physical training conditions.
· Filled up request and
signed. Good health certification.
· Payment receipt (inscription
· Required equipment (see list
at the bottom).
In case of client cancellation there is no cash
rebound (just vaucher).
Trip Cancellation Insurance
We strongly recommend the purchase of trip
cancellation and travel insurance. This
comprehensive travel insurance provides coverage for
trip cancellation and interruption, travel delays,
loss of baggage and travel documents, baggage
delays, medical expenses, and emergency assistance.
(In good conditions)
· Clothes: Windshield jacket
and trousers (Gore tex), 2 polars or fleeces, gloves
(more replacing), thermal cap, socks (more
· High Mountain boots (cramponables).
· In order to camp: Sleeping
bag, long cushion and frontal lamp.
· Sun block (protection 50
minimum) and glasses 100% UV.
· Sandboxes (optional).