English // Class: 3-A-II
Great adventure of MatacanesŪ, it is ideal for beginners and the young who wants to start with a short, dry and simple adventure. This place is located within the park La Huasteca in Nuevo Leon, you can arrive in any vehicle or taxi (just 15 minutes from down town Monterrey). The hiking starts at the Caves where we'll cross a huge one to the other side of the mountain where we'll make a total of 3 rappels (course of rappel included).
- Zone: La Huasteca, Santa Catarina, Nuevo Leon, MEXICO
- Level: Beginners
- Age: 7 - minors should be acompanied by a parent
- Estimated time from the starting point: 4 hr
- Time to get from meeting to starting point: 0 hr
All year, but it is highly recommended from autum to spring. Summer is very hot.
The departure and return point is just a few meters passing the entrance of La Huasteca natural park, in Santa Catarina Nuevo Leon. To get to this point from down-town you'll take Morones Prieto avenue to the west; this avenue ends on the park entrance. From this point we'll move to a rural site, south the entrance.
Beginners: this trip is for personas without any experience in outdoor activities. The route involves walking in paths, between stones and can have downclimbing. All our routes include sa rappel course. Low phisical condition is required and is a requirement not to have overweight.
- Rappel System
- Guide Gear: Contingencies and First Aid Kits
Each participant will be responsible of the gear provided, and will have to be carried in your own backpack when it is not in use.
Lost gear should be payed as new.
Gear you should bring (Not incluided)
- BackPack to carry your gear, food and drinks
- Biking gloves to protect your hands
- Hiking Poles
- Sun Block
It is possible to obtain maps of the zone in any office of the INEGI. The type of map that is recommended to acquire is the Topographic Letter of the zone of GARZA GARCIA G14C25.
Groups can be made of 5 people minimum. In case of not being able to form a group, you'll have to make reservations with a full payment of the tour and wait to be assigned to one of the groups formed by other people. If you can't be assigned, you'll be refunded. You may ask for VIP groups with no minimum persons and guides will be assigned exclusively for you including all meals, transportation from airport , cabins and hotel nights.
Food is NOT included in this trip, we recommend you bring one litter of water and energy bars
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