Mexico: Team Checks in from La Malintzi

Posted by: | December 04, 2010
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mexico
Elevation: 13,800'

Greetings from La Malintzi, the former Mexican Olympic Team training grounds and our first chance to taste a little altitude. Today we left Mexico City and arrived here, quickly getting ready for our hike up to 13,800 feet. We walked through dry forests before leaving the trees behind and gaining the ridge of La Malinche where we were able to see our future objectives, Ixta and Pico de Orizaba.

Tonight we will get some rest and start our journey to Ixta.

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