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Matacanes Tour

English // Class: 3 C IV

The canyoning tour Matacanes starts in the town of Potrero Redondo in the middle of the Santiago sierra. It lasts for about 10 hours where you will find two rappel descents (27 and 15 meters), two underground rivers by which you will cross, 25 jumps to water (from 1-12 meters), slides, and many obstacles . Start walking a very rugged gap which is then converted to a path down to the waterfall Lagunillas with a rappel down 27 meters to have the first contact with the water. From this point enters the canyon to go to Las Adjuntas (includes abseiling course).

Generales

  • Zone: Potrero Redondo Santiago, Nuevo Leon, MEXICO
  • Age: 13 - minors should be acompanied by a parent, except in summer camp
  • Estimated time from the starting point: 10 hr
  • Time to get from meeting to starting point: 2 hr
  • Activities Period: 1 day
  • Distance: 12 kms
  • Tour Challenges

  • Rappels: 2
  • Cliff Jumping: 26
  • Rock Slides: 2
  • River Swiming
  • Downclimbing
  • Cave: 2 (Upper Matacan & lower Matacan)
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    Meeting Point

    Take the highway to Linares (carretera Nacional), passing El Cercado in Santiago Nuevo Leon, take Cola de Caballo road, go about 5 km south to reach the Hotel. Leave your car in the parking lot, the cost is 100 pesos per vehicle

    Season

    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.

    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. All our routes includes rappel course. GOOD phisycal condition is required and no one with overweight will be admitted.

    Gear included

    1. 4x4 transportation in a safari style truck, open air vehicle full of fun and joy since the begining.
    2. Cabins and camping area at baseline, Changing rooms, bathrooms, electricity, water, fresh hot coffee, restaurant and shop.
    3. Professional canyoning gear for each participant: Harness, helmet, PFD and wet-suit
      4. Professional ICAN certified guides with up top date courses of first aid and canyoning.
    5. Pictures of the trip published on facebook. **if available
      6. Medica first aid kit for the trip in the mountain, recommended by the Mexican Red Cross.
      7. Transportation from Monterrey available at a low rate
      8. Gear
  • 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, to protect the canyons please dont use it
  • Aditional Services

  • Digital Photography
  • Digital Video Service
  • Clothes

  • Dry-fit or cotton shirt
  • Long licra bottom
  • Jeans or heavy duty fabric short (long pants will be very heavy when wet)
  • Socks (two pairs can be used to tighten the shoe)
  • New tennis (no open shoes, this is to protect your feet inside the water)
  • 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 can be left on the vehicle during the trip.

    Map

    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

    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

    Includes complete breakfast: Juice, Milk, Bread, Bisquets, Nutella, Peanut Butter and Jelly, we also have fresh and hot coffee*.

    Food is NOT included for the trip, we recommend you bring 500ml of water and energy bars

    *when available

    Recommendations

  • 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.
  • Topo

    Mapa topogrfico de Matacanes Tour

    que dicen

    Anton Svensson
    Beautiful as well as it gave an adrenaline rush!
    CARLOS ENRIQUE MARTINEZ SAENZ
    TODO BIEN SOLO LOS RAPEL SE VULEVE MAS EXTREMO CON TODA LA GENTE JUNTANDOSE
    Oscar Salazar
    Matacanes canyons are always beautiful and the adventure is well worth every penny and the effort!!
    RAYMUNDO LEOS
    El guía explicaba en todo momento

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