Punto y guión

English // Class: 1 A

El cerro de las Mitras localizado en los municipios de Monterrey, Santa Catarina, San Pedro Garza García y García en el estado de Nuevo León, al norte de México.
Es llamado así por sus distintivas protuberancias en la parte alta con forma de mitra episcopal, en el horizonte regio, grandes picos de dificultad variable, todos ellos accesibles de clase 3 a 5 de dificultad., de oeste a este, estos son los picos Cuauhtémoc con 2000 msnm es el más alto de todos, piñón, pirámide perico, piloto, lobos,y alfa, posibles de ver desde su lado norte.
Siendo parte del Parque Nacional Cumbres de Monterrey, la montaña es frecuente destino de escaladores, a pesar de ser considerada de difícil ascenso.
Las zonas grises en el área sur/sureste son cráteres formados por la extracción de materia prima para la elaboración de concreto.
Algunas otras montañas o elevaciones de la zona son: el Cerro de la Silla, la Sierra Madre Oriental y su Cerro de Chipinque -con la famosa figura en forma de "M"-, el Cerro del Topo Chico, el Cerro del Obispado, Cerro de la Loma Larga y La Huasteca.



Season

All year, but it is highly recommended from autum to spring. Summer is very hot.

Difficulty

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. GOOD phisycal condition is required and no one with overweight will be admitted.

Gear included

  • Helmet
  • Harnes
  • Rappel Devices
  • Ascending Devices
  • 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
  • Hiking Poles
  • Head lamp (whith new bateries)
  • Sun Block bio-friendly only
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    Service Information

    Generales

  • Zone: Cerro de las Mitras Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, MEXICO
  • Age: 12 - minors should be acompanied by a parent
  • Estimated time from the starting point: 8 hr
  • Time to get from meeting to starting point: 1 hr
  • Activities Period: 1 day
  • Nights: 1
  • Distance: 12 kms
  • Tour Challenges

  • Trekking
  • rapelling
  • Caving
  • Clothes

  • Dry-fit or cotton shirt
  • Convertible or mountain pant
  • Socks (you can use double socks to have your tennis well adjusted)
  • Tennis shoes in optimal condition
  • In excursions with dirt road transportation bring a sweater, windbreaker (watreproof) and a cap.
  • Yous can leave personal gear in the vehicle.
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    If you have not the recomended cloth, you can buy it on VERTIMANIA

    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 3 litters 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

    El punto de reunión, partida y de regreso El Colegio Kilimanjaro en Cumbres, ubicada en Venecia S/N, Col. Cumbres 8o sector, Monterrey, Nuevo León. De este punto nos trasladaremos al inicio de la caminata. Es necesario identificar el vehículo con los logotipos de AVENTUREROS

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