Pico de Orizaba

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Gear laid out for the trip, more stuff because it’s higher and colder. Excited to use a few new pieces of equipment.

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Terminale 2, Mexico City Airport.

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We stayed at the Joaquin Canchola Hostel, found at SummitOrizaba.com, they served us some great home style Mexican dinners.

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We walked around town, and picked up some Dex just in case we had issues with high altitude sickness.

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Breakfast before we set out for base camp.

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This man kept telling me, “no chingale.” I thought he was telling me not to worry, we later found out he was telling me to not fuck my hiking buddies.

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The base camp house, at 13k feet or so, we’ll sleep here to acclimate and I struck out on my own to get some mileage under my feet for the next days trek.

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Taking a nice breather looking at the clouds rolling through.

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People practicing their roping skills.

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Jake bivvies for the night on the hill. We barely get a wink of sleep.

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