Steepest kilometer starts at km 22.1 (15.9%)
Mexico is 1,964,247 square kilometers (758,400 square miles). Villas Pico is the most difficult climb in Mexico and #20 in the world.
We have confirmed with several Strava members who have ridden this climb that it can be done on a road bike:
Iron S - Good Morning! If you can climb with any bicycle with changes is totally paved except the last 300 mts that are with terraeria all the way the path is 100% ascent . . did with my hybrid racing bike
Gonzalo Rodriguez Alaniz - Hi mtb Belfort lyon 1 x 11, if this asphalted, there is only one section of terraceria, 400 m. When you have an opportunity, let's go the wonderful route.
David Torres - in total asphalted the road if you could climb with a road but I prefer the mtb
Villas Pico de Orizaba Es momento de Vivir https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7WDeLm9G8c YouTube summary:
“Villas Pico de Orizaba, a paradise in the foothills of the highest volcano in Mexico; The Peak of Orizaba. A complex of cabins, activities and incredible panoramic views that we had the opportunity to meet in this production of Express Mexico Studio.”