Mountaineering 1 Course on the Mexican Volcanoes

Version française:    HM-1 sur les volcans du  Mexique

Mexico… sun, beaches and tacos, yes but why not experience Mexico from a different perspective? This is what Attitude Montagne offers you with this trip combining the ascent of two volcanoes. On your journey you will have the chance to follow the Mountaineering 1 course on top of climbing the Iztaccihuatl and the El Pico de Orizaba volcanoes. A Mexican experience out of the ordinary that will push our limits while also enjoying the many facets this country has to offer!

Destination: Mexico Region, Mexico.
Duration : 10 days
Cost : 2575 $ * included  HM1 course
Ratio : 4 clients / 1 guide
Level: Beginner/intermediate
Accommodation :

  • 4 nights in hotel
  • 5 nights camping/ in cabin


  • Ground transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Meals on the mountain
  • Group equipment
  • Certified guide from Quebec

  • Day 1 : Departure Mtl/Mexico, we will spend the night in Mexico City
  • Day 2 : Travel to Amecameca where we will do our final purchases and spend the night in the Altzomoni Cabin or in a tent if the cabin is full.
  • Day 3 : We will climb to the Las Cruces Cabin to acclimatize and return to the base to sleep.
  • Day 4 : Travel to our altitude camp.
  • Day 5: We will be leaving early for the summit of Iztaccihuatl and descend to the city of Puebla.
  • Day 6: Rest day in Puebla
  • Day 7: Travel to Tlachichuca to take a 4×4 to the Piedra Grande Base Camp.
  • Day 8 : Travel to advanced camp.
  • Day 9 : Summit of El Pico de Orizaba and return to Mexico City.
  • Day 10: Return to Montreal.


Route description


Pico de Orizabaico-de-Orizaba

Route description


  •  Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals in town
  • Travel insurance
  • Tip
  • Personal equipment
  • extra

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