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High Mountain Course: Level 1

Hosted by the Consul of the Mexico City Healthy Living Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 09 Feb 06:30 - Sun 10 Feb 16:00

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LEVEL1
The goal of this activity is to achieve the Summit of the third highest mountain in Mexico: Iztaccihuatl.

Requirements for High Mountain Climbing:
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• Good Physical Condition
• Acclimatization at high altitude
• Special gear and equipment

***You don't need previous experience***

In order to train we will start with increasing our physical condition and test our ability to acclimatize at high altitude.
During this phase we’ll hike frequently in mountains over 3,000 and 5,000 high, among them:
• Xitle Volcano Protected content
• Ajusco Volcano: Arenales ( Protected content )
• Ajusco Volcano: Cruz del Marqués ( Protected content )
• Ajusco Volcano: Valle del Tezontle ( Protected content )
• Malinche ( Protected content )
• Nevado de Toluca ( Protected content )
• Iztaccihuatl base camp ( Protected content )
• Iztaccihuatl Top ( Protected content )

EQUIPMENT
For this phase, we need basic equipment: Hiking boots, backpack 15 and 60 lt, camelBak, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, merino wool socks, long sleeve t shirt, trekking pants, polar fleece jacket, light down jacket, waterproof jacket, waterproof pants, gloves, wool hat, buff, headlamp, outdoor cookware camping set, thermos, sunglasses, sunscreen, plenty of water, meal and snacks, and trekking poles (if you use).
Equipment included: helmet, ice ax, crampons, climbing descenders, ropes, carabiners, harness, top rope anchors, camping tent, stoves and first aid box.

Course content:
Hiking and orientation techniques, what to eat at high-altitude, Mountain risks, how to prevent falling down in a mountain, Climbing knots, Introduction to climbing equipment and Rappel, Camping introduction.

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LEVEL 1 COST: $6,900.00
Include theorical classes, guide fee, professional photoshooting and equipment for 8 days (4 weekends). FOOD AND TRANSPORT is not included.

PLEASE MAKE YOUR DEPOSIT IN ORDER TO CONFRIM AT:
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IMPORTANT: We are carpooling! If you can bring your own car, please post this in the activity wall and indicate how many people you could take with you. If you need a ride please post a message too so that others can offer a lift.

SCHEDULE:

Saturday 09/02/ Protected content Xitle Volcano
Sunday Protected content >>> Ajusco Volcano: Cruz del Marqués

Saturday 16/02/ Protected content Ajusco Volcano: Valle del Tezontle
Sunday Protected content >>> Nevado de Toluca

Saturday 23/02/ Protected content Ajusco Volcano: Arenales
Sunday Protected content >>> Malinche

Saturday 03/03/ Protected content Iztaccihuatl base camp
Sunday Protected content >>> Iztaccihuatl Top