Mexican Volcano Training Expedition 2015
An important part of being an experienced climber is helping new climbers learn and stay safe in the mountains. I honor the veteran mountaineers who took me on my earliest big climbs, by leading young mountaineers on their first expeditions. In January 2015, I co-led a successful expedition of student climbers to the Mexican volcanoes.
As part of the Colorado State University Outdoor Program, we trained and led a team of eleven climbers on:
La Malinche (14,640 feet)
Iztaccihuatl (17,159 feet)
Pico de Orizaba (18,490 feet)
In spite of some rough weather on Ixta, we had great success on the other two peaks. It was a fun trip with my co-leaders, Rodney & Andy, and my teammates: Ben, Natalie, Brian, Kristen, Richard, Daniel, Kari & Dean.
You read a summary of our Mexico Volcanoes expedition and see the best photos on my blog here.
And, here is a fun summary video of our Mexico expedition:
(Courtesy of CW-2 KWGN TV)