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Orizaba from the town of Tlachichuca

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['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',23],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',3]
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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Southern Mexico:
Espolón de Oro   Easy Snow     Snow, Alpine, Grade III   Pico de Orizaba
El Lado Oscuro de la Luna   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 500'   Pena de Bernal
Las Hormigas   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 200'   Los Dinamos : Quarto Dinamo
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the start of Las Hormigas, for reference. if you zoom in you can see the twin crack excellence near the top of p2 and the finishing wide crack to the pillar top. <br /> <br />the photo doesnt do the line justice. its just to find the start of the route.

Las Hormigas 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  North America : Mexico : ... : Quarto Dinamo
Las Hormigas is a sick line in a nest of basalt splitters. Start with a few yards of twin hand cracks, then choose left or right at a fin maybe 30' off the ground. Left looks hard, I stepped right to follow hand cracks (initially behind a thin flake) up and over a block to a great ledge. The first pitch ends here, technically, but links easily to the second with a 60m rope, particularly if you manage your rope well at this transition. There are bolts and rings inconveniently above the ledge, pre...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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