Album: Mexico - Nevado de Toluca


Category
Outdoor Adventures
Album Date
1/6/2006 12:00:00 AM
Date Added
1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

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1/6/2006 10:57:58 AM
Our taxi driver drops us off inside the crater 
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1/6/2006 10:58:02 AM
Some snow was present 
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The crater has 2 lakes inside it 
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This is part of the rim that we would traverse on the way up 
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This is the smaller of the two lakes in the crater 
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This is the larger of the two lakes. The visible structure is a restroom. 
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1/6/2006 11:08:03 AM
 
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1/6/2006 11:08:23 AM
Glen and Mike 
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The trail goes up the middle of the photo but some of us opted to attack the ridge more directly starting from the far left. 
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1/6/2006 11:27:43 AM
This part of the ridge was pretty gentle 
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1/6/2006 11:30:55 AM
We started up the ridge from the low point in the middle of the photo 
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Now up higher we get a better view of the lakes. This is the larger one. 
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Ahead the ridge becomes a bit more challenging 
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1/6/2006 11:49:41 AM
The easier route (class 3 at most) heads up the left side of this large outcropping 
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Courtney takes the hard way up 
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1/6/2006 12:00:24 PM
 
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1/6/2006 12:00:31 PM
Courtney on tricky terrain 
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The high point of the rim is now in sight and it looks fairly impressive 
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This is a shot of more of the crater rim. We were going to traverse the entire crater but decided we didn't have enough time. 
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Summit of Nevado de Toluca 
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Closer shot of the summit 
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Summit of Nevado de Toluca 
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Closeup shot of the summit 
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As usual, Courtney is waiting for us on top. 
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1/6/2006 12:59:02 PM
Mike makes his way up the last bit to the summit 
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Courtney and Mike on the summit 
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There were a few clouds blowing our way 
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This shot shows the entire crater with both lakes. It's a rather large crater. 
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Glen joins us at the summit 
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1/6/2006 1:26:10 PM
Glen 
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I hope our taxi is still down there 
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1/6/2006 11:32:42 AM
Mike 
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Me 
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1/6/2006 1:34:35 PM
Me again 
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Glen 
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15,416 feet 
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After a little while on top we head back down 
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We took the trail back down 
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Our taxi drives up from the lake to meet us. Cool! 
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Mike 
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