Ascent to Pico de Orizaba from CDMX 2 daysSKU: 66666
Description of Ascent to Pico de Orizaba from CDMX 2 daysWe invite you to live a fascinating adventure by ascending the highest peak in Mexico, for two days you will live an experience that you will never forget. It is about ascending the Pico de Orizaba that is between Veracruz and Puebla, we will carry out a hike that will take us to its top .
During the first day we will do an acclimatization walk to the Piedra Grande refuge, there the tents will be ready so you can rest from the afternoon. We will have dinner and before sleeping, the guide will check your physical condition and be sure that you are acclimatizing. The ascent will begin at 3:00 am the next day after having breakfast, our route will be the Jamapa glacier at which the altitude will be our main challenge . We will walk until we reach the summit and enjoy spectacular landscapes. Then we will descend until we reach the OMG hostel to taste a delicious well-deserved meal.
This is an intermediate level activity and we will reach a maximum altitude of 5,640 meters. So to join this adventure it is necessary that you have experience of high mountains, we need that you have exceeded 5,000 meters of altitude in a mountain, that you have experience in the use of crampons and ice ax on snow slopes with an incline of up to 30 degrees and that you have previously slept in a tent at more than 4,000 meters of altitude.
On the other hand, the excellent physical condition is also a requirement to carry out this walk, you need to have a very good level of cardiovascular resistance and that you have the condition to walk on terrain of mountain for 8 hours with a backpack on the shoulder of 6 to 8 kg.
The ascent and the experience of spending the night in tents are totally safe, there will be a guide for every two people who has international experience in addition to having the WFR certification that are first aid in remote areas.
We will include the equipment individual technique consisting of a helmet, ice ax, poles and crampons and the common one consisting of ropes, harness, first aid kit, radios, stoves, tents and kitchen utensils.
The meeting point will be the Parque Delta Shopping Center in CDMX at 6:00 am, if you need transportation to the mountain, you can request it for an additional cost.
If you are a nature lover and have the necessary experience, you cannot miss this great adventure.
- Certified guides
- Food: breakfast on arrival, all mountain food and food upon return from the refuge.
- 4x4 transportation to the mountain.
- Individual and common technical team
- Tickets to the park
- Guardian on the Mountain
- Advice on training and personal equipment