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Iztaccíhuatl - La Joya a las Rodillas (From La Joya to The Knees)

Intermediate/Difficult

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2.6 mile 4.2 kilometer point to point
47% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 3,085' 940 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 16,117' 4,912 m
Low: 13,032' 3,972 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 22% (13°)
Max Grade: 74% (36°)

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A scenic route on the third highest volcano in Mexico, reaching 4,880 meters above sea level.

Santiago Fernandez

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When snow is present, mountaineering equipment may be necessary.

Cuando esta nevado es necesario equipo de alpinismo.

Description

This is a demanding route in spite of its short duration, because in little less than 5 km, you'll gain more than 1,000 meters of height, reaching 4,880 by the end of the trail. Once you have enjoyed the views and caught your breath, run back the way you came.


Una ruta escénica en el tercer volcán más alto de México, llegando a los 4,880 msnm. Una ruta demandante a pesar de su corta duración, pues en poco menos de 5 km se ganan más de 1,000 metros de altura llegando a los 4,880 msnm.

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Local Club: Juanson Running

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Jun 23, 2017
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#19

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A broad view of some of Mexico's tallest peaks. | En esta foto se parecian tres de las montañas más altas de México, a la izquierda al fondo el Citaltépetl, enfrente el Popocatépetl y a la izquierda la Malinche.
Jan 24, 2017 near La Colonia, MX
Enjoy panoramic views of Iztacihuatl from the trail.
Apr 14, 2017 near Amecameca, MX
The turn around point for the Sky-Iztaccíhuatl 21k.
Dec 19, 2016 near Santo T…, MX

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