English // Class: 3-B-IV
This is a very panoramic excursion of mountaineering and canyoneering; you´ll a path to reach from 1700 to 2200 meters over sea level, from this point it will only be descend to 1000. With 10 rappels up to 50 meters high, and 2 great tiroleans up to 55 meters long, this trip seems never ending. Watch some diferent ecosystems though the trip. We usually enconter rattle-snakes on hot days. Rappel course included).
- Zone: El Jonuco, Garcia, Nuevo Leon, MEXICO
- Level: Intermediate
- Age: 10 - minors should be acompanied by a parent
- Estimated time from the starting point: 12 hr
- Time to get from meeting to starting point: 1 hr
- Distance: 17 kms
- Rappels: 10
- Tyrolean Traverse: 2
- Down Climbing
All year, but it is highly recommended from autum to spring. Summer is very hot.
The meeting point is on the parking lot of the Soriana La Puerta Shopping Center in Santa Catarina, NL. To get there from Monterrey, take the road to Saltillo, to the west. If you pass the monument ´The Door´, you have just pass it. You should pass Protexa Corporate, Carls Jr, HT Gas Station. We´ll be on the north door of the store.
Intermediate: this route is apt for people with little experience in hiking, the route involves walking in paths, between stones and can have down climbing. Although this can be your first adventure trip is necessary that you have the ability to move mountain terrain. All our routes includes rappel course. GOOD phisycal condition is required and no one with overweight will be admitted.
- 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 ALLENDE G14C36 RAMOS ARIZPE G14C24 & GARZA GARCÍA 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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