Mexico: Acclimatization Hike on La Malinche

Posted by: | February 13, 2011
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mexico
Elevation: 10,000'

Today we left the hustle of Mexico City and drove to the high altitude training facility of La Malintzi for our first taste of the thin air. We hiked through the forest, climbing until we broke above treeline and gained our high point on the ridge of La Malinche at around 13,000 feet. We were strong today and after a little siesta and dinner are bedding down to rest up for tomorrows journey to the Altzimoni hut, our jump off for Ixta.

Buenas Noches and happy birthday to Christian and a big Valentine’s Day hug to all the sweeties up North.

The view from the summit of La Malinche

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Happy Valentines Day Christian and hope your birthday was fun - miss you!

Posted by: Deb on 2/14/2011 at 1:14 pm

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