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    • 20.875880,-87.043548, Mexico

      Swim in 7 Bocas Cenote

      A cenote is a a natural sinkhole that appears when bedrock collapses and exposes groundwater beneath. The exposed water can be above ground, or in a series of underground caves and rivers. The Yucatan Peninsula is somewhat known for cenotes, and a trip to the area isn't complete without a swim in...
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    • Amecameca, Mexico

      Summit Iztaccihuatl

      4.5
      8 mi / 4159 ft gain
      Beginning at the Izta Popo National Park entrance, obtain your permit and follow the bumpy road as it winds towards La Joya. This is the base camp area at 13,000ft that offers plenty of areas to set up your tent. Take your time and acclimate here to ensure a successful summit bid.An alpine start ...
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    • Unnamed Road, Mexico

      Camp at Puertecitos, Baja

      Cross over into Baja via the East crossing and into Mexicali. Head South on the MX Highway 5 past San Felipe (196 KM from the boarder), which is a great stop for tacos FYI,  until you reach Puertecitos (282 KM).  This little town is a great stop while traveling through the East side of Baja...qui...
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    • La Paz, Mexico

      Explore Playa Balandra

      Playa Balandra is one of the best beaches in Mexico. It is perfect for chilling on the white, soft sand or swimming in the clear water. There are many sections of beach within the bay, so the beach nearest to the parking lot is usually the most crowded and you will need to take a boat across the ...
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    • San Francisco Tetlanohcan, Mexico

      Climb the Malinche Volcano

      5.0
      7 mi / 3674 ft gain
      To do so, you have to first get to the city of Huamantla, located in the Tlaxcala state. Once you are there, you must take road 136 and drive 8 miles before taking the exit to Teacalco. After 4 miles there is the Malinzi shelter, where there are many options. You can rent a cabin and eat at its r...
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    • 29.792285,-114.396406, Mexico

      Camp at Bahia San Luis Gonzaga

      Bahia San Luis Gonzaga or "Gonzaga Bay" is an absolute treasure and for many it is the first big expansive and empty-feeling section of Baja they reach as they head south down Highway 5. The wide bay is set against a backdrop of massive cacti and features a huge sand spit that leads out to Isla S...
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    • 20.860321,-87.101441, Mexico

      Explore Kin-Ha Cenote

      A cenote is a a natural sinkhole that appears when bedrock collapses and exposes groundwater beneath. The exposed water can be above ground, or in a series of underground caves and rivers. The Yucatan Peninsula is somewhat known for cenotes, and a trip to the area isn't complete without a swim in...
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    • Punta Baja, Mexico

      Camp at Punta Baja

      Punta Baja is an old fishing camp and (mostly) summertime surf spot at the end of a dirt road about 40 minutes drive south west of El Rosario. Amenities and cel service are almost non-existent. There is a tiny market and restaurant that is rarely if ever open. You can sometimes buy fresh fish, ab...
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    • 29.760430,-114.759446, Mexico

      Camp in Cataviña

      5.0
      Cataviña is place unlike any other in Baja and therefor unlike anywhere else in the world. Massive boulder-features akin to Joshua Tree or the Alabama hills are surrounded by deep-cut washes, pinturas rupestres (painted caves), towering tentacle-like boojum, and massive cardon cacti, creating an ...
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    • Agua de Las Flores, Mexico

      Camp at Playa La Gringa, Bahía de Los Angeles

      To say that Bahía de Los Angeles is remote is an understatement. It has one gas station, two "restaurants", no cell service, and one absolutely picturesque volcanic island just offshore, Isla Coronado. It is Baja in all its rustic glory.While there are a couple of campos where you can rent a pala...
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    • Huehuetlán el Grande, Mexico

      Explore El Aguacate Waterfall

      In order to get from the city of Puebla, you have to cross the dam of Valsequillo. Once you have crossed, you must drive to the third town called "El Aguacate". When you're in town you must follow the road and keep you on the left for 4.5 miles, since then you must go out on a dirt road just wher...
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    • Amecameca, Mexico

      Night Photography at Popocatépetl

      To get to the national park Izta-Popo, you must take the federal road "Paso de Cortes" in the direction of San Nicolas de los Ranchos and Santiago Xalitzintla. When you arrive at the park, you have to register at the office and pay a fee of less than two dollars. Once you’ve registered, you have ...
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    • Santa Ynés, Mexico

      Explore the Ruins & Pinturas Rupestres of Cataviña

      5.0
      Cataviña is one of those places that defies description and is a favorite of all who visit Baja beyond the typical tourist haunts of the border towns and Cabo. It is an almost-alien landscape of massive boulders strewn amongst the world's largest cactus, the cardón, interspersed with the giant te...
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    • Mineral del Chico, Mexico

      Rock Climb in Las Ventanas

      5.0
      Las Ventanas is an amazing rock climbing spot for beginners and intermediates. It is located in a national park called El Chico. This is in the state of Hidalgo, just one hour and a half drive from Mexico City.Its is very accesible by car, you have to drive as if you where heading to the town El...
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    • Ciudad de México, Mexico

      Explore Ex Convento de Los Leones

      There are plenty of hiking (and mtn biking) paths that you can take around the convent, but on this adventure we really only saw the Ex Convent itself. The park is good for an entire day trip or weekend trip though (there's camping too). Getting there: Car is the easiest way (if you have a rental...
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    • Loreto Municipality, Mexico

      Hike El Tular Canyon in the Sierra de la Gigante Mountains

      2.5 mi / 328.1 ft gain
      My favorite time to make this hike is just before sunrise. The alpine glow on the range above the cool canyon is a beautiful sight. There is enough time to make the hike and get back before the sun begins to heat the canyon floor, awakening rattlesnakes and Baja's intense midday heat.About 8.5km ...
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