Popocatepetl – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering

Popocatepetl route photo


Photo credit: Guillermo Vidales Reyes

Popocatépetl view from Iztaccihuatl., Popocatepetl photo


Photo credit: Fernando Briones

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Popocatepetl photo


Photo credit: matthieu comin

Popocatepetl photo


Photo credit: Matthieu COMIN

  • Elevation: 5452 m
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  • Best months to climb: December, January, February, March, April
  • Convenient center: Amecameca, Mexico

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10 other mountain peaks closest to Popocatepetl:

1. Iztaccihuatl (5286 m) 17.5 km
2. Telepon (4081 m) 18.1 km
3. Tlalocatepetl (4119 m) 18.1 km
4. Tenayo Group (3080 m) 26.5 km
5. Papayo (3600 m) 32.8 km
6. Mount Tlaloc (4151 m) 45.0 km
7. Santa Catarina Range (2734 m) 51.7 km
8. Chichinautzin (3930 m) 53.8 km
9. Matlalcueitl (volcano) (4462 m) 66.2 km
10. Malinche (4462 m) 66.4 km


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