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Mountain La Malinche (4 462 m / 14 639 ft)

Parent Range: N/D
Activity type: Mountaineering, Hiking, Backcountry Skiing
Summit(s): Volcán La Malinche (4 462 m /14 639 feet)
Elevation: 4 462 m / 14 639 ft
Cost of climbing: N/D

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Mountain Name(s):
La Malinche, Cerro La Malinche, Cerro Matlalcueyetl, Malinzin, Volcán La Malinche, Matlalcueitl, Matlalcueitl, マリンチェ火山, Vulcão La Malinche, 말린 체 화산,, Ла Малинче
Elevation:
4 462 m / 14 639 ft
Summit(s):
Volcán La Malinche (4 462 m /14 639 feet)
Activity type:
Mountaineering, Hiking, Backcountry Skiing
Location:
North America, Mexico: (Puebla, Tlaxcala)
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Geology:
Volcanic
Snow line:
0 m / 0 ft
Prominence:
1 900 m / 6 234 ft
Isolation:
64 m / 40 ft
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Location

North America, Mexico: (Puebla, Tlaxcala)
Guided Tour

Location: Mexico

Price: $500
3 Day(s)

Activity type:Mountaineering

Difficulty: Moderate/ Challenging

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Guided Tour

Location: Mexico

Price: $250
2 Day(s)

Activity type:Mountaineering

Difficulty: Moderate/ Challenging

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Route

Location: North America,

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    La Malinche is a perfect area for large company or whole family-scale recreation - comfortable and affordable accommodation, a great number of leisure activities including soccer fields, volleyball and basketball courts, bike paths, etc. The Normal Route requires the minimum technical level, climbers who are in good shape usually spend 3-4 hours to get to the top from the route's starting point, less experienced will spend 5-6 hours. On the summit you will enjoy the amazing views, during the climb you can also discover a lot of breathtaking scenery.
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    Malinche is an extinct volcano in the Mexican state of Tlaxcala, east of Mexico City and to the north of the State of Puebla, 44 km from the state capital of the same name. The main distinguishing feature of the volcano - a rather significant height of 4462 m, coupled with absolute availability of the summit. This is the sixth highest mountain in Mexico. Normal route to the summit is easy and attracts beginners and other climbers who take an acclimatization here for more challenging climbs. On the slopes and at the foot there are many training centers and when the weather is good you can meet a lot of Mexican families traveling to the top. The ascent is so simple that during your way to the top you can meet the elderly people, young children, as well as athletes and sky-runners, making the entire route to the top by running.
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    • North America 14,000-foot Peaks (4 265 metres)
    • Mexico State High Points
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    The volcano La Malinche is located in the National Park Malinche in the southwestern part of Tlaxcala state, and partly in the central area of Puebla state. It is the fifth largest national park in Mexico from 85 such parks in the country, very close to the capital - about 200 km. Journey by car takes about 2 hours.
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    A number of highways lead to the mountain, one can drive to it from almost any city in Mexico. From the nearest big city - the capital of the State of Puebla, Ciudad de Puebla, to Malinche take Highway 119, passing through the city of Tlaxcala further on to Apizako. From there, the change of the road on Highway 136 and 13 km to the east by the signs leading to the Centro Vacacional IMSS La Malintzi, the starting point of the standard ascent. Access to the park from any entrance will be controlled by the military checkpoint, which will be asking about the purpose of the visit and will record the number of the vehicle's licence plate. Access to the park and climbing are free of charge, usually money is needed for various services in the park - parking, accommodation, food, etc.
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    The volcano La Malinche (4462 meters, Mexico) was named after a local resident, who assisted to conqueror Cortez in his conquering of the Aztecs in 1519.

     

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Last update: Slava Shevtsov (27 Jun 2018) • History

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