Volcan Acatenango

Sitting over 13,000 feet above the landscape, I knew there was no way I would get out of Antigua, Guatemala without hiking this beast. This non-active volcano provides front row seats to Volcan de Fuego, an active volcano that erupted in June 2018…sadly killing almost 200 people.

I had read previous blogs about it and was skeptical on my ability to complete it. I consider myself a fit person, but the stories I read were pretty intense. Nonetheless, all came to the same conclusion……the views made it worth it. Plus the fact you get to see an active volcano erupt…that wasn’t really on my bucket list but once I found out it was a possibility, it immediately became one.

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