Mountain Canyoneering Adventure: El Salto

El Salto is a canyon set deep in the beautiful Sierra de Santiago, a string of mountains just south of the city of Monterrey, the industrial capital of northern Mexico. The incredibly green vegetation is a mix of pine and oak forest on your way to the top, and a wild transition to a jungle-like environment once you enter the canyon for the descent.

El Salto is a very accessible and short canyon with only two rappel descents, both free-hanging and finishing in dry pebble-covered river beds. Although the canyon does boast some wet conditions during heavy rains it is mostly dry throughout the year.

This is a fairly easy canyon to traverse and is great for families, beginners and those who only want to spend half a day out in the mountains.

Price: $89
With transport: $119


Your Mountain Canyoneering Adventure: El Salto includes the following:

  • Bilingual staff
  • Round trip transportation (optional)
  • Certified canyoneering guides
  • All adventure equipment required
  • Wetsuit
  • Breakfast
  • Snack
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Tour duration: 5 hours
  • Tour schedule: 6:00 AM Saturday and Sunday; all year
  • Tour departure: Hotel Cola de Caballo (details will accompany your reservation confirmation)
  • Age restrictions: minimum age 10 years; children 10 to 13 years to be accompanied by a paying adult
  • Pregnant women will not be allowed to participate
  • Persons who suffer serious heart or lung diseases, who have been recently operated on, or who have serious back or neck problems will not be allowed to participate
  • Persons who suffer vertigo or any type of convulsive disorder will not be allowed to participate
  • Use of certain medications may result in activity restrictions
  • Clients who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed to participate

Please bring the following to your Mountain Canyoneering Adventure: El Salto:

  • Camera
  • Walking or hiking shoes
  • Extra $$ for tips, etc.
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