Ayoloco Glacier

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Ayoloco Glacier

by absinthe52 » Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:44 pm

Anyone have any recent experience? Going for a solo attempt over Memorial Day weekend.

BTW...in need of Orizaba beta? PM me, just got done with successful ice climb of the standard route 8)

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Re: Ayoloco Glacier

by seano » Sun Mar 25, 2018 4:23 pm

From what I saw on the standard route, the Ayoloco Glacier route basically didn't exist in 2016:
Looking down on Ayoloco from summit
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I'm sure it's smaller now.

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Re: Ayoloco Glacier

by DukeJH » Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:24 am

Seano's assessment is probably spot on. I was there in 2009 and we diverted from the Ayoloco Glacier to Las Rodillas because the glacier was "gone". Rockfall was a major problem where we were to turn up onto the glacier. No pictures though, we were socked in with clouds/fog.

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