Expedition Name(s) Sierra Negra & Pico ...     Group Size: 6
Alternative Name(s): Sierra Negra & Pico de Orizaba (OMG-08), Ascent "Pico de Orizaba" by the NORTH FACE... Read more     Activity Type: Mountaineering
Mountain name: Pico de Orizaba     Activity Level: Challenging/ Tough
Mountain Range: North American Cordillera     Price: $ 430
Route Name: Pico de Orizaba by the NORTH FACE     Duration: 181 days
Country: Mexico     Dates: 01 October 2017 - 31 March 2018


Sierra Negra & Pico de Orizaba (OMG-08)
6 Days

Note: Season to climb the Volcanoes of Mexico: from October to December and from January to March. You can select your dates.

Sierra Negr
a is a volcano located in Puebla, Mexico, near the state boundary with Veracruz. At its summit is located the Great Alfonso Serrano Millimeter Telescope (GMT), the largest radio telescope in the world in its frequency range. With its 4580 meters above sea level, it is the fifth highest peak in Mexico. However, because it is adjacent to the much higher Pico de Orizaba or Citlaltépetl (5610 masl), the Sierra Negra is often overlooked and excluded from mountaineering guides.

Pico de Orizaba volcano (Volcán Citlaltépetl) is a large active stratovolcano, Mexico's highest mountain and the highest volcano of North America. It is located at the southern end of Citlaltépetl–Cofre de Perote Volcanic Range, and the only volcano in this area with historic activity.


Day 1. Arrive to San Miguel Zoapan. Lodge and dinner.
Day 2. Transfer to south face in Orizaba and climb Sierra Negra. Return to the lodge.
Day 3. Transfer 4×4 from San Miguel Zoapan to Piedra Grande hut.
Day 4. Hiking day until 15,700 ft. Return to the hut (acclimatization).
Day 5. Orizaba summit day!!. Return to San Miguel Zoapan. Lodge and dinner.
Day 6. Breakfast and go home.


4×4 (San Miguel Zoapan – Piedra Grande hut – San Miguel Zoapan)
3 nights in hostel San Miguel Zoapan (2 dinners and 2 breakfast)
Services mountain: rope, anchors, kitchen, food on the mountain.

Not include

Extra days
Alcoholic drinks


700 USD per person
2-3 persons 570 usd per person
4-5 persons 490 usd per person.
6 and more persons 430 usd per person

More information http://www.orizabamountainguides.com.mx/en/omg-8/
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Last update: 15 Nov 2017

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