Pico de Orizaba

Pico de Orizaba Trip Report (#1140)

  • Signed By: jose bustamante of guatemala, gua, guatemala
  • Date submitted: March 23, 2001

Great climb, never had even seen snow, but ascended in nine hours from Piedra Grande. TAKE TIME TO ACCLIMATIZE!!! This is crucial for the climb. DONT FREAK OUT WHEN YOU SEE THE GLACIER. It is a long steep climb, 55-60 degrees steep. Be patient and you wont have a problem reaching the summit.

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