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We had an excellent climb with Orizaba Mountain Guides. We highly recommend their service. If you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SelwaySteward
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Mill City, Oregon
Amazing Climb! Servimont Guiding Company

Pico de Orizaba is an incredible high altitude climb that is easily accessible from Mexico City – a... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
globetrekker88
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San Francisco, California
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This glaciated volcano offers a challenging climb for experienced climbers.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank SelwaySteward
Reviewed 30 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

1  Thank globetrekker88
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
Reviewed 12 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
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

Thank J4236HTjohnc
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
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

1  Thank qtip7
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived in Mexico City on Dec 27th and tried to drive up to the hut in a Toyota Yaris. We got pretty close to the tree line but the mud made it pretty difficult and then when we made it to the hut the...More

Thank roald852
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Used Summit Orizaba and their excellent thee day all inclusive package. 1:25am start from the Hut got our slow team over the Jalampa Glacier to the summit by 10:30am. Hard slogging but nothing technical or dangerous unless your dumb enough to fall un-roped and not...More

Thank LouieCK
Reviewed 27 January 2016

We booked with OMG and I will say that they were top notch all the way. Roberto has set up a fantastic outfit to safely give you all you hope for. Safety is number one, his guides are great, Juan was magic, he was fantastic....More

7  Thank Catherine V
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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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