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Warning on Ice Conditions

 

Page Type: Trip Report

Location: Mexico, North America

Object Title: Warning on Ice Conditions

Date Climbed/Hiked: Nov 30, 0000

Activities: Mountaineering

Season: Winter

 

Page By: HaciendaCasaMalinche

Created/Edited: Feb 7, 2010 / Feb 7, 2010

Object ID: 595040

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Crampons, Ice Axe & Helmet needed

Hi,

We just climbed Malinche today and snow/ice conditions requiere the use of Crampons, Ice Axe, Helmet and a rope if you are seriuos about reaching the summit.

The slope ranges from 35 fo 45 degrees with hard snow and ice.
In some parts the crampons just bite the snow a making it hard for a self arrest.

I live at the base of Malinche and I will try to post when conditions return to normal.

Have a great climb.

 
Ice and Crampons
 

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Ice and CramponsMalinche\'s slope

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