English // Class: 3-C-IV
This canyoning route starts in the Lagunillas community, not so far from Laguna de Sanchez in the municipality of Santiago, Nuevo Leon MEXICO. Its duration is of approximately 12 hours. Capricious canyon with more than 16rappeles in water falls with running water. It ends in the Matacanes first rappel, both routes can be made in 2 days, but needs experienced persons, it can be highly extreme
This is a canyoning adventure, for people with experience in other mountain or canyon routes.
- Zone: Lagunillas, Santiago, Nuevo Leon, MEXICO
- Level: Advanced
- Age: 18 - minors should be acompanied by a parent
- Estimated time from the starting point: 40 hr
- Time to get from meeting to starting point: 3 hr
- Rappels: 16
- Swiming (with lifevest)
- Down Climbing
Can be made all year, but have more visitor influence from February 1st to November 15th, highly recommendable on the months from September to November, having higher water level.
The departure and return point is Hotel Parador Campestre in Santiago, Nuevo Leon. In order to arrive to this point you will have to take the state highway 40 to Santiago, follow the Victoria signs, exit the highway (return)in front of the Oxxo anda Pemex Gas Station. There you will find parking.
Advanced: this route requires experience in hiking and rappel, the route involves walking in paths, between stones and can have down-climbing. This cannot be your first excursion with MatacanesŪ we recommend a trip with a lower level of difficulty before you can make this one with us. EXCELLENT phisycal condition is required and no one with overweight is admitted.
- Rappel System
- Life Vest
- 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
- Sun Block, to protect the canyons please dont use it
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 ALLENDE G14C36
Groups can be made 6 people minimum. In case of not being able to form a group, you will 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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