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
Without meals:In this option (most recommended), you can bring your food, or by the way we can stop to buy food in a supermarket (like wall mart) and you can choose what is best for you, we bring stove with gas, dishes and accessories, also purified water in bottles 20 liters, so you can refill your water containers.
cost each one:
US dollar each one:
My first expedition whitout meals
My fisrt expedition With Meals only at the mountain:
My fisrt expedition whit moutain meals in american dolar each one
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