English // Class: 4-C-IV
This route is one of the most beautiful site en the region and requires advanced techniques of rapel. It is a canyoning adventure which begin and ends in Potrero Redondo, the route distance is short; the rapels are spectacular. the last rapel is 90 meters high, fractioned in two sections, you will be able to see a great horizon, at the end you will never forget this excited adventure. The total of descents is 3 and one natural rock slide.
- Zone: Potrero Redondo, Santiago, Nuevo Leon, MEXICO
- Level: Beginners
- Age: 12 - minors should be acompanied by a parent
- Estimated time from the starting point: 6 hr
- Time to get from meeting to starting point: 2 hr
- Rappels: 3
- Natural Rock Slides: 1
- Caves: 1
Begin March 21st and it approximately ends on September 15th, depending on the rains and hurricanes. It can be suspended at any time according to river level. The river safety level is monitored daily by inhabitants of Potrero Redondo, Las Adjuntas and the State authorities.
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.
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
- Life Vest
- Water Proof Lamps
- 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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