Mexico's Lady in White

A Traverse of Ixtacihuatl
November 1995

Jerry Fine is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana. (More importantly, he is the recently appointed and completely unofficial Associate Dean of Mountaineering at Rose-Hulman.) Dr. Fine's faithful associate, Lee Waite, teaches Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering at this same flat-land institute.

You can read the amazing and mostly true stories of the 1995 ascent of Ixtacihuatl by clicking on the links below.

Day 1
Day 2
Day 3- Summit Day
Day 4
After the Climb

For another mountain climbing adventure see:

A Walk Above the Clouds: Kilimanjaro by the Machame Route

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