Monterrey is surrounded by great sierras of great importance, which serve as inspiration for adventurers and fans of extreme sports such as climbing, rappelling, caving, canyoning, hiking, mountain biking, zip lines and many more. However, the best thing about all this is that any of the flights to Monterrey will give you access so you can practice all these sports.
The via ferrata in the Sierra de la Huasteca
This place gives you the possibility of climbing and rappel; it is a highly recommended adventure for those who have no previous experience. It is only 20 minutes from downtown Monterrey and is the only one in Mexico; the whole route lasts 7 hours and is extremely fun. You will climb the highest rocky peaks of the Huasteca Ecological Park, rising to 700 meters in height, on this tour you will conquer Pico Independencia. The second section consists of a challenging climb to one of the most coveted summits by the mountaineers of Mexico “El Pico 15”, this section also contains two impressive zip lines with a length over 200 meters, which will let you continue the journey.
The Chipinque Ecological Park in Monterrey
An ideal place for the whole family due to its proximity to the urban area of Monterrey and for its good services in all its protected natural area. The place is perfect for mountain biking and has 36 km of beautiful trails that give wonderful views, but as far as mountaineering is concerned activities such as climbing, rappelling and hiking are highly recommended in this park. Although the excursions or camps that are organized in summer are also ideal for young people and children. The place has a beautiful astronomical observatory that you can visit, a small museum that will approach you in a very didactic way to the species of flora and fauna of the area, an aviary and a butterfly garden perfect for spending days in the country with the family.
Undoubtedly, this is one of the most spectacular canyons in Mexico, with unique scenarios, which are formed by the passage of water through the bed of their rivers, carving the rock in unique ways. The place has deep, mysterious and incredible caves, great jumps to pits of clear and deep water, imposing waterfalls to descend to rappel and long natural slides of polished rock to slide in them, so undoubtedly visit the place will be an experience unforgettable. Try as an adventurer in the descent in river canyon, where you can make two impressive rappels next to majestic waterfalls, make countless jumps in the water in which you will discharge all your adrenaline falling of up to 12 meters in beautiful turquoise blue lagoons. In addition, when you think that there couldn´t be something that exceeds what you are living, you will enter the underground part of the rivers to cross in complete darkness their fabulous caverns.
In summary, flights to Monterrey take you to one of the best places to get close to extreme sports and adventure tourism, regardless of age or experience, so don´t hesitate and come to live the adventure.