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Best Way to Acclimatize!

We've done high altitude hiking before so we did a lot of research to find the best travel schedule... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sc3traveller
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Canada/UK
professional / detailed / responsive

I was working on a customized, week-long, mountaineering expedition in the high mountains of Mexico... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stdauphin
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Birmingham, Alabama
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This glaciated volcano offers a challenging climb for experienced climbers.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We've done high altitude hiking before so we did a lot of research to find the best travel schedule and the best company tour to give us the best chance of summiting Pico. Pico is very unusual since most of the time when you hike...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was working on a customized, week-long, mountaineering expedition in the high mountains of Mexico and reached out to Servimont for assistance and they put together an excellent plan for our group. Although the trip did not ultimately come together on my end, the team...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We booked our guide through Orizaba Mountain guides, who we found to be friendly and accommodating. Roberto was informative and sorted out everything we needed. We were picked up at México city airport and taken to our hotel in the city to spend a day...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

We had an excellent climb with Orizaba Mountain Guides. We highly recommend their service. If you climb without a guide, seek up-to-date information on current conditions. The climb is changing from general mountaineering and glacier travel to pitched ice climbing due to conditions on the...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Pico de Orizaba is an incredible high altitude climb that is easily accessible from Mexico City – a bucket list must do! I can’t begin to recommend Servimont highly enough as a guiding company – hands down they are by far the BEST guiding company...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

This volcano is a great introduction to high altitude mountaineering. There is nothing technical about it (unless you want it to be). The views are truly rewarding from the top. We went in March 2017 with a lovely mountaineering company, Nómada (nomadatravelmexico at gmail) and...More

Thank Andine H
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

I limbed Pico de Orizaba in March 2017. We flew into Mexico City and our guide company drove us to Tlachichuca, the hut where everyone stays before summit day. It does get pretty loud at night, so you may want to pitch a tent. Just...More

Thank allisonfranz
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is the third highest peak in North America. I went with my son-in-law who is an experienced mountaineer and my daughter. Neither my daughter or I have much mountaineering experience. We hired OMG (Orizaba Mountain Guides) as our guide service. They were excellent. Very...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

We flew to Mexico City, used an amazing small local company for all the logistics (Nómada), drove to Tlachichuca, took jeeps to the Hut at 14,000 ft and summited the very next day. Gorgeous climb, the company we used took care of all transportation, fees,...More

1  Thank Misha C
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

We were a party of 2 and used Summmit Orizaba, which is pricey but makes the trip very convenient, and the family is a joy to meet. They provided a place to stay, meals, experience and advice, and a ride up the nasty road up...More

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Montanandrew
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Summit Orizaba is exceptional. The bus from Mexico City (1 transfer) will drop you right at there hostel. Lot's of food, complimentary cerveza, rides to the hut, which they seem to nearly own, great guides, etc.$485 US per... More
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