Iztaccíhuatl


  Iztaccíhuatl


  Iztaccíhuatl


  Iztaccíhuatl


  Iztaccíhuatl

Iztaccíhuatl

English // PAQUETE

To conquer the highest peaks in Mexico it requires passion, training, discipline, determination and courage!

Iztaccihuatl (from Nahuatl: White woman asleep), with a height of 5,286msnm, is a real challenge for those who want to better themselves. Without a doubt worth every drop of sweat, loss of breath and feelings of fatigue experienced throughout ascent. Not in vain that is the 3rd. highest mountain in Mexico

This expedition has several formats to do it. The ascent is made ​​in accordance with the physical preparation you arrive.
  1. With the previous Aventureros training (8 weeks), consider a 3 day trip for the climb (with transportation from Monterrey).
  2. With training on your own. Consider a 5 day adventure to climb and we will meet you in Amecameca. This format requires camp at different altitudes and we assume that you come with excellent physical conditioning.

In both cases all begins in Amecameca, Estado de Mexico (At the foot of volcanoes). There will prepare logistic arrangements so that you achieve summit.

You will spend 1 or 2 nights in the "Altzomoni" shelter and do a couple of acclimatization hikes. On these hikes you will be evaluated by the guide, assess your performance and adaptation to altitude. He will decide what is the right time to reach the summit.

It is essential that count the proper equipment for mountaineering (See list below). No need to buy it, we have rental options or you can get it with yours friends.

Generales

  • Zone: Amecameca Amecameca de Juárez, Estado de México, MEXICO
  • Age: 18 - minors should be acompanied by a parent
  • Estimated time from the starting point: 14 hr
  • Time to get from meeting to starting point: 2 hr
  • Activities Period: 3 days
  • Nights: 1
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    Meeting Point

    Meeting point will be defined once you make your reservation via e-mail

    Seasson

    Expeditions are scheduled from october to february, avoiding rain.


    Difficulty

    Advanced: this route requires experience in hiking and rappel, the route involves walking in paths, between stones and can have down-climbing. This cannot be your first excursion with AVENTUREROS® we recommend a trip with a lower level of difficulty before you can make this one with us. EXCELLENT phisycal condition is required and no one with overweight is admitted.

    Gear included

  • Ropes
  • Camping tent
  • Guide gear: Contingencies and First aid kit





  • Gear you should bring (Not incluided)

    You should bring:
  • Helmet
  • Harness
  • Piolet
  • Crampons or spikes
  • Backpack with hydratation system (for freezing temperatures)
  • Sleeping bag -5°C
  • Gogles or sun glasses with "UV" protection




  • Clothes


  • Dry-fit or cotton shirt
  • Convertible or mountain pant
  • Socks (you can use double socks to have your tennis well adjusted)
  • Mountain boot or tennis shoes, in optimal condition
  • Windbreaker (watreproof)
  • Cap & sun glasses
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    If you have not the recomended cloth, you can buy it on VERTIMANIA

    Groups

    From 2 PAX is available... If not there will be a extra charge

    Food

    Food is NOT included in this trip, we recommend you bring one litter of water and energy bars

    Recomendations before the trip

  • No intense activities the one or two days before the trip.
  • No alcohol drinking the night before.
  • Be well hydrated.
  • Eat well (healthy).
  • Be well rested.
  • Be on time to the meeting point.