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Tom FralichUntitled Comment

Tom Fralich

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Thanks,



I added the numbers to the stats section at the top of the page.
Posted Oct 10, 2002 12:10 pm

Eric DeGiuliUntitled Comment

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In August 2003 we camped on the side of the lagoon without a permit (didn't know we had to get one), and no one came around to bug us. There are several sites where rocks have been formed in box or U shapes, great for shelter from the wind.



Watch out for the cows which wander around!
Posted Aug 19, 2003 12:53 pm

DalesmicroUntitled Comment

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I believe the correct coordinates for the Nevado are:

19 degrees 6 minutes 51 seconds N

99 degrees 46 minutes 4 seconds W



If you use these on Google Earth you can see the lagunas of the Sun and Moon.



I hope that this information is useful



Dale
Posted Oct 31, 2005 12:20 am

big_gUntitled Comment

big_g

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The 2006 price for a stay in the refugio / park hut at 4,050 is 65 pesos or about $6 USD.



It is basic but fairly nice. There are 3 rooms of 4 bunks with mattresses. And there is a 4 burner propane stove.
Posted Jan 7, 2006 2:39 pm

big_gUntitled Comment

big_g

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Hitchhiking up the road to the refuge seems easy. I had no problem doing so midweek (Jan 2006).



Also you are not charged any entrance fee if you walk through the park gate by the first "campamiento".
Posted Jan 18, 2006 2:10 am

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