Perú Mountains

Climbing

Climbing Iztaccíhuatl – (5,220 msnm)

Climbing Iztaccíhuatl

The Iztaccíhuatl is a group of seven extinct volcanoes, which is the third highest elevation in Mexico and eighth in North America, where is located one of the last glacier field, where you can enjoy walking on thousands of years of glacier field offer an exceptional view all time toward the Popocatepetl volcano, it’s an active volcano and sometimes has small eruptions, which without any risk gives us an excellent view from the high altitude.


Most people choose the standard route in Ixta, which is known as La Arista del Sol (The Sun ridge). The route pass through the feet and climb up the knees, then through the stomach to the breasts. Technical level is low, however the problem is the altitude, where the climbers commonly have a lot of ambition to reach the summit the fastest as possible. Where the climbers leave the base camp to attempt the Summit with positive vibration to conquer the summit, which take around 6 to 8 hours. Many climbers will get the summit successfully and other will not, it is advisable to have a good acclimatization & to be in shape to achieve the goal.

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