The road to Cofre de Perote isn’t an easy one

Cofre de Perote is an extinct volcano at an elevation of 4.160m (13,648ft) above the sea level, located in the Mexican state of Veracruz. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

Cofre de Perote

Located within the Cofre de Perote National Park, the winding road to the summit, (sometimes also called Nauhcampatépetl), is totally unpaved and narrow, so proceed cautiously and hope no other vehicles come from the other direction. Not recommended if you don't know how to reverse.  The summit hosts many communication facilities and towers.

Expect snow near the summit during winter months. During the rainy season, roughly July to October, there is a bigger chance for rain. The road to the summit is pretty steep and features countless hairpin turns. Starting from Perote, the ascent is 9.6 km (5.96 miles) long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 906 meters and the average gradient is 9.43%.
Road suggested by: Eblem Torres