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blueBlack Iztaccíhuatl - La Joya a las Rodillas (From La Joya to The Knees)

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2.6 mile 4.2 kilometer point to point
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 3,085' 940 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 16,117' 4,912 m
Low: 13,032' 3,972 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 22% (13°)
Max Grade: 74% (36°)

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A scenic route on the third highest volcano in Mexico, reaching 4,880 meters above sea level.

Santiago Fernandez

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When snow is present, mountaineering equipment may be necessary.

Cuando esta nevado es necesario equipo de alpinismo.

Description

This is a demanding route in spite of its short duration, because in little less than 5 km, you'll gain more than 1,000 meters of height, reaching 4,880 by the end of the trail. Once you have enjoyed the views and caught your breath, hike back the way you came.


Una ruta escénica en el tercer volcán más alto de México, llegando a los 4,880 msnm. Una ruta demandante a pesar de su corta duración, pues en poco menos de 5 km se ganan más de 1,000 metros de altura llegando a los 4,880 msnm.

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Dec 25, 2017
Jason Cheyne
No snow at all. Earthquake meant some visible rockfall near the summit.
Oct 21, 2017
Jason Cheyne
Time from La Joya to Rodillas one way. Total time from La Joya to Summit 5:30-6:00Hrs plus return. Started 0300, rodillas at sunrise, summited 9:30-10

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