Hiking in México
Iztaccihuatl 5254m / 17224ft and
Malinche (4400m) / 14435ft
If you do not have any experience in high altitude, you could do a “My first expedition“ , you can climb a high mountain in Mexico:
So we recommend a expedition “ my first expedition “
We have a program of gradual acclimatization for novice people like this:
We pick up at the Mexico City, transfer to Malinche camp (3085m) / 10121ft . beginning the acclimatization process.
One trekking day in "la Malinche" (4400m) / 14435ft is a nice mountain, first walking in forest and next in high altitude, go back to the camp.
We drive through gorgeous high-elevation terrain to the slopes of Popocatepetl and Ixta. make last minute purchases. Our drive continues towards Popo-Ixta National Park and to the Paso de Cortez, named after Cortez crossed the pass in 1529 en route to the city of Tenochtitlan. We will spend the night in the lodge at camp Altzomoni (3950m)/ 11,703'
Trekking in alcalican valley (acclimatization day) (almost 1 hour)
Ascender to first summit in las "rodillas" (5050m.) / 16568ft and if you feel good you can go to the principal summit "los pechos" (5256m.) 17224ft and go back to Mexico City
- Transportation from Mexico City (airport or hotel) to the mountains and back.
- mountain guides.
- collective gear; ropes, carabineers, tends, etc. (optional personal gear like crampons, ice tools, sleeping bag, head lamp, etc.) please check our web site to see all the gear you need,(section mountain equipment)
- Comunication with base camp and mountain rescue.
- base camp
- water purified in bottle.
- Hotels in double room at the itinerary
My first expedition
When you contact us about your expedition please let us know which option you prefer
In this option, which we highly recommend, you bring your food or we can shop on our way to the mountain (we have supermarkets like WalMart here). This way you can eat what you like and is best for you.
In this option we supply the food and do all the cooking while at the mountain, any additional meals or food (snacks or meals while traveling) is not included in the pricing below
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Iztaccihuatl from theBase Camp
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