Album: Mexico - Pico de Orizaba


Category
Outdoor Adventures
Album Date
1/9/2006
Date Added
1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

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1/9/2006 1:27:40 AM
 
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1/9/2006 2:00:23 AM
Courtney and one of the Brits (Andy or Andrew) 
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1/9/2006 2:31:33 AM
We stuck with 2 Brits (Andy & Andrew) and their guide for awhile 
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1/9/2006 3:35:54 AM
Time for crampons 
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1/9/2006 5:09:27 AM
A hideous crevasse. We had to take great care not to get a toe stuck in this, the most massive, crevasse we encountered. 
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1/9/2006 6:26:08 AM
Typical angle of the upper glacier 
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1/9/2006 6:43:01 AM
I reach the crater rim just moments before the sun broke the horizon 
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1/9/2006 6:43:51 AM
Pico de Orizaba, crater rim 
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Above the crater on Pico de Orizaba 
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The summit is just beyond the point at the top of the photo 
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Once you hit the rim you just traverse around and up to the top 
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Sunrise on Orizaba 
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Sunrise on Orizaba 
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Sunrise on Orizaba 
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Nice color from the sunrise 
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Looking back down from the crater rim 
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Two Brits (Andy and Andrew) are ascending roped up with their local guide. 
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Here's a shot of the crater. It's a rather impressive crater with steep walls. It's also pretty deep. 
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Sunrise on the crater rim of Pico de Orizaba 
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While I took photos Courtney tagged the summit and heading back down 
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Courtney descending the crater rim 
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1/9/2006 7:11:02 AM
Summit of Orizaba now in view 
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Another shot down into the crater 
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Another crater shot 
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The smog/haze makes for a very interesting shadow. 
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The shadow of Orizaba is huge! 
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Just a few more steps 
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The summit at last! 18,500 feet! 
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The summit contains an odd collection of crosses and other items 
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Another nice shot of Orizaba's shadow being cast out into the distance 
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Mike approaches the summit 
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Mike joins me at the summit 
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Mike 
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1/9/2006 5:38:20 AM
Mike 
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1/9/2006 7:19:16 AM
Me 
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Hmmmmmm 
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Mike and begin back down the rim 
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Mike stops for a moment on the way down 
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Almost back down to the climber hut 
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