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Pico de Orizaba, Mexico


Prominence: 4922 m, 16148 ft

Elevation: 5636 meters, 18,491 feet


True Isolation: 2690.14 km, 1671.58 mi
Alternate Name(s)Citlaltépetl
SubpeaksSierra Negra (4580 m/15,026 ft)
Cerro Colorado (4460 m/14,633 ft)
Chichimeco (4160 m/13,648 ft)
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)19° 1' 50'' N; 97° 16' 11'' W
19.030498, -97.269848 (Dec Deg)
682087E 2105099N Zone 14 (UTM)
CountryMexico (Highest Point)
State/ProvincePuebla (Highest Point)
Veracruz (Highest Point)
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     Pico de Orizaba at SummitPost.org
     Footnote on Elevation or Orizaba

Lists that contain Pico de Orizaba:
     World Peaks with 4000 meters of Prominence (Rank #7)
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #7)
     World Country High Points (Rank #21)
     Mexico State High Points (Rank #1)
     North America Peaks with 2000 meters of Prominence (Rank #3)
     World Peaks with 1000 km of Isolation (Rank #16)
     The Volcanic Seven Summits (Rank #4)
     World Top 100 by Prominence (Rank #7)
     North America Range3 High Points (Rank #3)
     World Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #7)
     North America Country High Points (Rank #3)
     Country High Points of the Americas (Rank #9)
     Peaks with Most Page Views on Site (Rank #29)
     Peaks with Most Individual Summiters-Outside USA (Rank #4)
     Peaks with most Unsuccessful Attempts (Rank #25)
     Most Ascended Peaks-Outside USA (Rank #7)
     Peaks with Most Ascents Using a Rope (Rank #22)
     1500-meter Prominence Peak with Ascents (Rank #31)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Mexico's Volcanoes (Secor)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2001-11-24 by Albert Wolff
     2001-12-05 by Dennis Stewart (Unsuccessful)
     2004-02-06 by Ben Lostracco
     2008-10-26 by Matthias Ihl
     2009-11-16 by Adam Walker
     2010-12-27 by Rodney Limprecht (Unsuccessful)
     2011-12-12 by Alexandra Marcu
     2012-01-03 by Eric Gilbertson
     2012-01-11 by Ryan Courtney (Unsuccessful)
     2012-01-11 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2012-01-11 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2012-03-31 by Ken Curtis
     2013-01-01 by Kelsey Backen
     2013-03-18 by Lyngve Skrede
     2013-12-11 by Darren Knezek
     2014-02-22 by James Barlow
     2014-03-16 by David Howells
     2014-11-11 by James Stone
     2015-01-15 by Mark McCormick (GPS Track)
     2015-02-06 by Bradley Reese (GPS Track)
     2015-02-27 by Chase DuPont (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (164 total)

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Pico de Orizaba from the Piedra Grande Hut (2012-03-02). Photo by Craig Barlow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 4922 m/16,148 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 4922 m/16,148 ft
  Line Parent: Mount Logan-East Peak
  Key Col: Summit Lake, BC     714 m/2343 ft
Isolation2690.14 km/1671.58 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Pico Bolívar  (ESE)
Isolation Limit Point: 10° 50' 6'' N; 73° 41' 33'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Central Mexican Ranges (Highest Point)
Range3: Cordillera Neovolcanica (Highest Point)
Range4: Eastern Neovolcanica (Highest Point)
Range5: Orizaba Massif (Highest Point)
Ridges/DividesContinental Divide of N.A.
Drainage Basins
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

Rio Salado
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Parque nacional del Pico de Orizaba (Highest Point)
Topo Map 115 A/16 1:50,000
First Ascent1848
F. Maynard
William Raynolds
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Other Photos

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Jeff & Ken on Summit (2012-03-31). Photo by Ken Curtis.
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