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Pegueros Pyramid

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Distance
6.44 mi
Elevation gain
633 ft
Technical difficulty
Easy
Elevation loss
125 ft
Max elevation
6,757 ft
TrailRank 
29
Min elevation
6,201 ft
Trail type
One Way
Coordinates
289
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November 21, 2022
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November 2022
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6,757 ft
6,201 ft
6.44 mi

near Pegueros, Jalisco (Mexico)

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Itinerary description

Ancient pyramid on top of Peñol Chiquihuitillo near town of Pegueros in Los Altos de Jalisco. From afar it may look like a natural hill, but it was constructed.

This site is described in ARQUEOLOGÍA EN LOS ALTOS DE JALISCO:
EL PEÑOL DE CHIQUIHUITILLO Y SU CONTEXTO REGIONAL
by Phil C. Weigand and Acelia García de Weigand, an article in Arqueología y etnohistoria. La región del Lerma / Eduardo Williams y Phil C. Weigand, editores.1999. ISBN 970-679-011-X

Waypoints

PictographCar park Altitude 6,370 ft
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Parking spot

Park at Rancho Imelda Ponce and walk to pyramid.

PictographWaypoint Altitude 6,436 ft

Peg13 tank

Yellow water tank

PictographSummit Altitude 6,703 ft
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Peñol Chiquihuitillo

Peñol Chiquihuitillo

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