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cp0915 - Apr 24, 2007 11:26 am - Voted 10/10

Good TR

I enjoyed the read. Thanks for posting.


1mvertical - Apr 24, 2007 2:05 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Good TR

Thanks much. It was a great trip on an awesome mountain.


ktnbs - Apr 25, 2007 10:31 am - Hasn't voted

thanks for the

good read!

Woodie Hopper

Woodie Hopper - Apr 25, 2007 12:08 pm - Voted 10/10


I really liked your TR- it brought back great memories. I thought Ixta was more interesting than Orizaba. Congrats!


Sheets - Apr 25, 2007 8:28 pm - Voted 10/10

Ah, The Librarian

Good TR, yo. Izta reminded me a lot of Wetterhorn in Colorado. That is, if you kept on stacking one Wetterhorn on top of another. Fun climbing but makes for a long ass day.

Ya, I cliffed out a couple of times coming down. Good thing those rap slings were around.


1mvertical - Apr 26, 2007 8:25 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Ah, The Librarian

Yo! Thanks, man. Still got to try Wetterhorn. I never get down south except for Mexico. Trying to wrangle a trip to Cali this year. Will let you know.

Bill Reed

Bill Reed - Apr 25, 2007 10:29 pm - Voted 10/10

Great report!

Enjoyed it, thanks!

Stuart B

Stuart B - Apr 26, 2007 9:42 am - Voted 9/10

cool report

sounded fun!

The tarps at La Joya aren`t shlters for climbers, during the day they become taco joints!

...and the price rise in permits is pretty recent, it seems like they are putting a bit of effort into the infrastructure of the park.


1mvertical - Apr 26, 2007 10:08 am - Hasn't voted

Re: cool report

Thanks for the feedback.

That would make sense - taco stands. Since I never got to see it in daylight I was thinking those were huts. What an incredible mountain!

devnull4 - May 1, 2007 2:39 pm - Voted 10/10

Taco Stands

It would have been nice if they stayed open late - I could've really used a taco at the end of that climb.

As for permits, I spoke with the park service just before we went down and it was 10 pesos. We were told the prices went up *that day*, which left us a bit suspicious. After haggling for a bit, I realized that we were debating over $1 USD and that we had too much other stuff to take care of prior to leaving. As Dan said, we were charged twice what we expected and received twice the entrance wrist bands, so I think it was just confusion. Either that, or maybe my spanish skills are worse than I thought and I argued them *up* in price...


1mvertical - May 1, 2007 6:23 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Taco Stands

Those enchiladas were not bad, though. But yes, a little appetizer for the ride down would have been great!

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