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  • Amecameca, Mexico

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    • Amecameca, Mexico

      Night Photography at Popocatépetl

      To get to the national park Izta-Popo, you must take the federal road "Paso de Cortes" in the direction of San Nicolas de los Ranchos and Santiago Xalitzintla. When you arrive at the park, you have to register at the office and pay a fee of less than two dollars. Once you’ve registered, you have ...
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    • Amecameca, Mexico

      Climb the Iztaccihuatl Volcano

      5.0
      6 mi / 4140 ft gain
      To reach the Izta-Popo National Park from the city of Puebla, you will have to drive 31 miles on the open road to "Paso de Cortés" towards San Nicolás de los ranchos. Once in the National Park, you have to register and pay 32 pesos. After you are registered you can drive 4.5 miles to "La joyita" ...
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    • Amecameca, Mexico

      Summit Iztaccihuatl

      4.5
      8 mi / 4159 ft gain
      Beginning at the Izta Popo National Park entrance, obtain your permit and follow the bumpy road as it winds towards La Joya. This is the base camp area at 13,000ft that offers plenty of areas to set up your tent. Take your time and acclimate here to ensure a successful summit bid.An alpine start ...
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    • Ciudad de México, Mexico

      Hiking to Chichinautzin Volcano

      This hike is really easy to reach from Mexico City. The departure point is a really small roadside town. From there, you can start many different hikes, but one of my favorites is the one that goes to the top of Chichinautzin. You can get to this town only by the freeway Mexico-Cuernavaca. Once ...
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    • San Mateo Huexoyucan, Mexico

      Bouldering in Tlaxcala

      To reach the boulder area of San Mateo, you have to arrive to the state capital, the city of Tlaxcala; so you must take highway 150 México-Puebla-Veracruz, and passing (50 meters) of the toll booth San Martín Texmelucan, take the diversion 117 to Apizaco leading to the city of Tlaxcala. From Méxi...
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    • Ciudad de México, Mexico

      Explore Ex Convento de Los Leones

      There are plenty of hiking (and mtn biking) paths that you can take around the convent, but on this adventure we really only saw the Ex Convent itself. The park is good for an entire day trip or weekend trip though (there's camping too). Getting there: Car is the easiest way (if you have a rental...
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    • Puebla, Mexico

      Rock Climb in Los Pericos

      4.0
      To get from México city, you should take the highway to Puebla and 19.2 miles after passing the toll booth of San Martín Texmelucan take the deviation to the right to "Periférico ecológico" and continue for 16.7 miles more until the diversion of "Africam safari" where you should turn right and c...
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    • Huehuetlán el Grande, Mexico

      Explore El Aguacate Waterfall

      In order to get from the city of Puebla, you have to cross the dam of Valsequillo. Once you have crossed, you must drive to the third town called "El Aguacate". When you're in town you must follow the road and keep you on the left for 4.5 miles, since then you must go out on a dirt road just wher...
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    • San Francisco Tetlanohcan, Mexico

      Climb the Malinche Volcano

      5.0
      7 mi / 3674 ft gain
      To do so, you have to first get to the city of Huamantla, located in the Tlaxcala state. Once you are there, you must take road 136 and drive 8 miles before taking the exit to Teacalco. After 4 miles there is the Malinzi shelter, where there are many options. You can rent a cabin and eat at its r...
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