Album: Mexico - La Malinche


Category
Outdoor Adventures
Album Date
1/5/2006 12:00:00 AM
Date Added
1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

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1/5/2006 7:30:54 AM
La Malinche as seen from the drive to the trailhead 
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1/5/2006 7:53:48 AM
 
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1/5/2006 7:54:03 AM
We started our hike at the little resort 
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1/5/2006 7:59:55 AM
 
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Some of the trail through the forest is surprisingly steep -- good exercise 
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1/5/2006 9:05:06 AM
 
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1/5/2006 9:22:53 AM
One of our guides on the way up 
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1/5/2006 9:23:18 AM
Feed me 
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1/5/2006 9:28:53 AM
Courtney has a new friend 
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Emerging from the forest the summit comes into view 
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To our right is an interesting looking outcropping on the ridge 
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There were occaisional clumps of yellow daisies or sunflowers 
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There are various use trails. Some are pretty sandy. 
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The upper portion of the volcano consists of a lot of broken blocks 
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We can see Popo (left) and Izta (right) in the distance 
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1/5/2006 11:02:00 AM
 
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1/5/2006 11:21:12 AM
Mike and Courtney on the summit 
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1/5/2006 11:22:05 AM
This dog was waiting for us on the summit. Apparently he lives there. 
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1/5/2006 11:23:04 AM
Mike on the summit of La Malinche with Popo and Izta in the background 
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1/5/2006 9:56:06 AM
Courtney and I on the summit 
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1/5/2006 11:23:38 AM
A small donation to the summit keeper is recommended 
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1/5/2006 9:58:48 AM
Me. Orizaba is visible in the background. 
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1/5/2006 9:58:24 AM
 
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1/5/2006 11:26:04 AM
14,574 feet. Just a tad higher than Mount Whitney. 
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Popo 
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Izta 
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Cool shot of Mike looking at Popo and Izta 
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Pico de Orizaba 
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1/5/2006 12:03:50 PM
Mike puts himself into an exposed position to photograph a small lizard 
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Many peaks in Mexico have religious items on or near the summit. 
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Summit block 
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Summit of La Malinche 
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1/5/2006 12:31:05 PM
Apparently the locals enjoy the practice of "trundelling". I'm glad we weren't down there. 
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1/5/2006 12:31:14 PM
Here are the two culprits 
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Here's an attractive shot of Mike's foot. You should have seen his socks! 
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