HM-3 on Mexican Volcanoes

  • Next departure October 27, 2021
  • Other departures November 5, 2021, November 4, 2022
  • Group 4 to 6 participants
  • Length 10 days + 1 day preparation
  • Level Intermediate
  • Lodging 4 night in hotel in double occ. / 5 night in camping
  • Price $2,695 *May vary based on US exchange rate

You have big mountain objectives projects? We are going to help you getting ready!

This is what Attitude Montagne offers you with the HM-3 in Mexico. We will use the volcanoes Iztaccíhualt as well as El pico de Orizaba where we work with you to combine every knowledge and skills of the others Mountaineering courses of Attitude Montagne. We are there to make sure you use the right technique at the right time to be as safe and efficient as possible!

  • Application and links between the 4 modules of the mountaineering courses (HM-1, Hm-2, AST-1, Orientation)
  • Realization of a pre-trip planification (avalanche, weather, orientation, emergency plan, itinerary, international logistic, food, etc.)
  • Autonomous alpine and/or mountain ascent, supervised by a Attitude Montagne guide.
  • Confirmation of your proficiency of the different mountain skills to become autonomous.

A Mexican experience to push your limit and to discover in a different ways this beautiful country!

Routes

Iztaccíhuatl
  • Mountain

    Iztaccíhuatl

  • Altitude

    5220m

  • Route

    South ridge

  • Difficulty

    PD-

  • Length

    Variable

Izta the “White Lady” comes from an ancient legend according to which she and her ​​former lover were transformed in to a mountain after displeasing the gods. The Mountain will be our first goal and training ground for mountaineering techniques. As it is a mountain with eternal snow, but having no technical difficulties, it will be ideal to assimilate the techniques.

  • Mountain

    Pico de Orizaba

  • Altitude

    5636m

  • Route

    North face

  • Difficulty

    PD-

  • Length

    Variable

The volcano Pico de Orizaba aka Citlaltépeti or Star Mountain is the third highest peak in North America. With an almost perfect conical shape, and covered by a glacier from 4900m, it will be an ideal target for your first high altitude project. This is an exceptional environment to put your newly acquired techniques to practise.

  • Next departure October 27, 2021
  • Other departures November 5, 2021, November 4, 2022
  • Group 4 to 6 participants
  • Length 10 days + 1 day preparation
  • Level Intermediate
  • Lodging 4 night in hotel in double occ. / 5 night in camping
  • Price $2,695 *May vary based on US exchange rate

Inclusions

  • Land transport
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Food bought in Mexico (to complete mountain meals)
  • Certified climbing guide
  • Applicable taxes

Exclusions

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals in town (in Mexico and on transport)
  • Mountain meals (dry food)
  • Travel insurance
  • Mountaineering gear
  • Gratuities for the guide and local team
  • Extra not planned in the trip (evacuation costs, etc.)
  • Customer contribution to the Fonds d’indemnisation des clients d’agents de voyages if applicable is not included ($1 per $1000 purchase)
  • Contribution of 1% of the total amount of the trip to the Fonds Plein Air 1% pour la planète (1% for the planet)
  • Day

    Details

  • 1

    Departure Montreal-Mexico. Night in Mexico.

  • 2

    Direction the city of Amecameca

  • 3

    Depending on participants plan.

  • 4

    Depending on participants plan.

  • 5

    Depending on participants plan.Transfer to the city of Tlachichuca.

  • 6

    Rest day and planification

  • 7

    Driving to Piedra Grande Basecamp.

  • 8

    Depending on participants plan.

  • 9

    Depending on participants plan. Drive back to Mexico.

  • 10

    Flight back home

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