Guaponal

English // Class: 3 C II

It is also known as "Milk Canyon" for the color the water takes when mix with the sediment.

Nestled in a semi-desert area of the Rayones NL Mountains, we find this exciting adventure. Rappels, jumps to water, aqua trekking, are part of the challenges it offers.

When the rains comes is the best time to visit, it gives an extra touch of adrenaline (regularly runs very little water in it).

Transport it is not included



Season

All year, beeing carefull on flash floods in the months of August and September. It can be suspended any momento if the river level represent a risk for the visitor. The river level will be monitored the same day of the trip.

Difficulty

Beginners: this trip is for personas without any experience in outdoor activities. The route involves walking in paths, between stones and can have downclimbing. Low phisical condition is required and is a requirement not to have overweight.

Gear included

  • Helmet
  • Harnes
  • Rappel System
  • Life Vest
  • Wet-suit
  • Ropes
  • 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, Bio-friendly only
  • Digital cameras, water and shock proof
  •  

    If you have not some of these items, visit VERTIMANÍA and buy it

    Service Information

    Generales

  • Zone: Santa Rosa Rayones, Nuevo Leon, MEXICO
  • Age: 10 - minors should be acompanied by a parent
  • Estimated time from the starting point: 6 hr
  • Time to get from meeting to starting point: 3 hr
  • Activities Period: 1 day
  • Nights: 1
  • Distance: 5 kms
  • Tour Challenges

  • Rappels: 4
  • Cliff Jumping: 2
  • River Swiming
  • 1
  • Downclimbing
  • Clothes

  • Dry-fit or polyester shirt
  • Long licra bottom
  • Socks (two pairs can be used to tighten the shoe)
  • New tennis (no open shoes, this is to protect your feet inside the water). NO TENIS VANS, PUMA CONVERSE, OR INDUSTRIAL SHOES
  • Dry change of clothes for the end of the trip
  • On trips with transportation, you'll need a sweater, windbreaker and a cap.
  • No jewerly
  • No luxury watches
  • No cellular phone (you can leave it on the vehicle)
  • No shaded glasses
  • Contact leneses with swiming gogles only
  • Lenses with tightening cord only.

  • All personal articles and backpack can be left on the vehicle during the trip.If you need buy some of these items, you can get it on VERTIMANÍA

    Groups

    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

    Food is NOT included in this trip, we recommend you bring one litter of water and energy bars

    Recomendations before the trip

  • No intense activities the one or two days before the trip.
  • No alcohol drinking the night before.
  • Be well hydrated.
  • Eat well (healthy).
  • Be well rested.
  • Be on time to the meeting point.
  • What Other Visitors Experienced

    Service Tabs

    The meedting point will be at the Wal-Mart Las Torres commercial center in Monterrey, NL. To get to this point from down town Monterrey, take Eugenio Garza Sada avenue to the south all the way until you meet the Lazaro Cardenas avenue. At this commercial center you´ll find a Sam´s and a Vip´s restaurant. We´ll be at the front of the Vip´s.