A group of mountaineers climbed the Pico de Orizaba, the highest mountain in Mexico, in the state of Veracruz, to rescue a stray dog named Canelo who followed other mountaineers, then remained stranded there for a month, between snow and temperatures of 20 degrees low, pick up local media.
Before the rescue, a mountaineer had published a photo with Canelo on the mountain that went viral on social networks. Mountaineer Hilario Aguilar led the group of 30 hikers who rescued the dog after learning that he was at the top of the volcano. Also, Aguilar wrote in his social networks that before the rescue he learned from mountaineers that Canelo was thin, malnourished, with hurt legs and reddened eyes for the Sun.
The mountaineers, from the High Mountain School of the Mexican Alpine Club, climbed the southern end to rescue the dog, which was delivered to Fátima del Ángel Palacios, a mountaineer, animal protector and one of the people who promoted the rescue.