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duaxanhA View from the house  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 23, 2006
Hiked with Matthew and had a good time. Make your reservation with the park ranger (free of charge) three days in advance but be aware that your permit may not be at the gate as promised. In this case insist on going and they will yield. The other option is to be creative and tell a good story. It will help with a charming smile.
Posted Apr 1, 2007 7:23 pm

Matthew HollimanNormal Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 23, 2006

Matthew Holliman

Hiked/scrambled up this excellent peak with my gf on Thanksgiving. Took a short rope and rack in case we encountered the 5th class climbing we were warned about (park rangers described it as 5.6-5.7)... didn't use the rack at all, and I only got the rope out to belay my gf in one place on the ascent. We didn't use the rope at all on the way down. Most was class 3 with a couple of class 4 moves near the bottom of the scrambling section.

Good views along the upper reaches of the trail towards El Sapo, Cerro de las Mitras, and Cerro de la Silla, and spectacular views from the summit towards the Sierra Madre. Mountains upon mountains and miles of wilderness unfold all of a sudden--completely unexpected.
Posted Dec 1, 2006 6:34 am

joseguzman58Normal route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 19, 2004

joseguzman58

Took me about four hours. Last meters are pretty exposed. Scary without a rope, as stated by tcciv. You have to use hands and feet to climb. Views of the city ofMonterrey are brethtaking from atop. It was very cold, 32F, without the wind factor.
Posted Oct 21, 2006 4:32 pm

camartinezRoute Climbed: Copete de las Aguilas summit Date Climbed: September 12, 2004  Sucess!

camartinez

This is my first time to this summit, and it was incredible, we started at "la meseta" at 7:30 and reached the top at 11:30pm.

Wheather 23 celsius degrees at 2,200 mts height. above sea level.

Posted Sep 14, 2004 11:25 am

tccivRoute Climbed: Normal Date Climbed: May 2002  Sucess!
This was my first real mountain, I would classify the rock passages as 5.5, pretty exposed and scary if you do it without roping up, as my group did. Magnificent views from the summit. Come prepared with repellent and lots of water if you climb from April to September.
Posted Sep 8, 2002 8:21 pm

patowRoute Climbed: Normal Route Date Climbed: June 2001  Sucess!

patow

Very nice weather, took some friends up there.
Posted May 24, 2002 3:56 pm

pacojgarzaRoute Climbed: Normal Date Climbed: May-24-2001  Sucess!

pacojgarza

Went up there with Club CIMA again, it took me 2 hrs and 47 min, my personal record. We celebrated Mr. Villalonga`s 1000th ascent to this peak.

The views were incredible with a sea of clow clowds over the city and clear skies up there.
Posted Jun 13, 2001 4:25 am

pacojgarzaRoute Climbed: Normal-long. Date Climbed: April/2000, July/2000,December/2000  Sucess!

pacojgarza

So far I have climbed this peak three times, and enjoyed it a lot every time, last time was the best one

on Christmas eve with cool temp`s and the other mountains` peaks rising over the clowdy skies down below.
Posted Apr 2, 2001 2:13 am

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