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Copper Canyon Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Mike on Feb 28, 2009
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Sunset in the Copper Canyon


Copper Canyon (Barranca del Cobre) is a scenic area known for its rugged canyons. It is located deep in the Sierra Madre in Northern Mexico. There are many established climbs in the area, and several lifetimes worth of potential just waiting to be climbed. There is also some great canyoneering, as well as hiking & backpacking. The rock is primarily volcanic, and the terrain in generally rugged.

Getting There 

Either drive in from Chihuahua or Hermosillo, or take the 'El Chepe' train that passes through Copper Canyon as it travels between Chihuahua and Los Mochis.

Climbing Season

Weather station 14.3 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: The formation

Unknown bolted line on southwest face 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  North America : Mexico : ... : Unknown prominent summit
Heavily bolted line on the southwest face. I circled the formation and other then the prominent chimney on the north end this was the most obvious weakness in the mountain. Starts with the steepest part, even a slight overhang, on sort of shitty rock, then claw your way up unprotectable dirt to a small ledge. Continue up face past nice hand crack and pull onto a small ledge with 2 bolt anchor (equipped for rappel, but will likely kink your ropes because it's just one carabine...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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