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In Mexico, with Pico de Orizaba towering 3km above us!

posted Jan 19, 2014, 8:06 AM by Sophie Cairns   [ updated Jan 20, 2014, 10:28 AM ]
January 14, 2014
Tina and I have arrived in Tlachichuca, Mexico, to tackle North America's highest volcano Pico de Orizaba! Summit day on Friday looks set to be tough, going from base camp (Piedra Grande) at 4,200m to above 5,600m in one push. Our base camp is about the same height as the summit of Mt Sidley! It will be interesting to see how we react to the altitude