Popocatepetl is a 17,802 ft / 5,426 m mountain peak near San Juan Amecac, Puebla, Mexico. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Puebla and the 2nd highest mountain in Mexico. The nearest peaks are Cerro Altzomoni, Cerro Tomacoco, Cerro Metzintitla, Iztaccihuatl, Cerro la Corona, and Cerro Acatzingo. Popocatepetl belongs to the Mexico Ultras peak list. See the Popocatepetl map, 3D fly around, and the Popocatepetl photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Popocatepetl SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by ianbrogden

2 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jan 10, 1985. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are Standard via glacier, and North Scree slope.

Routes Used trails & approaches

66% Standard via glacier

33% North Scree slope


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Alternate Names



17,802 ft / 5,426 m


9,908 ft / 3,020 m

Height Rank

#1 in Puebla

#2 in Mexico


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Puebla, Mexico

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Summited by

  • ianbrogden
  • lloydkelly

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