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Paso de Cortes

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Address: Amecameca, Mexico
Activities: Hiking

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Good option for day trip from DF if the sky is clear

I went to Paso de Cortés with the intention to do a short hike, no climbing. Unfortunately I did not get to hike or see the volcanoes because it was cloudy, rainy, and muddy when... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2014
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

I went to Paso de Cortés with the intention to do a short hike, no climbing. Unfortunately I did not get to hike or see the volcanoes because it was cloudy, rainy, and muddy when I arrived, but regardless, it was a pleasant drive up from Amecameca to the Paso. The roads are in good condition. There was only one... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Great time, down to nature neet waterfall to take a summer coooold dip Spanish Vas sobre Viaducto hacia salida de la calle zaragosa pasando el parque deportivo doblas derecha en zaragosa y vas mas de 15 kilometros en la carretera camino a cuota No se incorpora finalmente a la carretera hacia puebla, ya que te desvias a la derecha antes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Paso de Cortes or the Iztaccihuatl-Popocatepetl National Park is great for a few hours hike in nature and even better when it's cloud free when you can get great views. To my knowledge I believe you may need a permit to hike on certain trails (I'm not sure which ones). Iztaccihuatl is an extinct volcano so it is possible to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

can do great hiking here. Start from Paso de Cortes and walk to the slopes of the Izta volcano (8 KM). Or drive up to the Izta and start climbing the Izta. Go early since it could start snowing / getting cold in the afternoon in spring/winter. Good quesadillas at the starting point for climbing the Izta. When climbing the... More 

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