San Borjas

Total Miles
18.4

Elevation

399.67 ft

Duration

1.75 Hours

Technical Rating

5

Moderate

Best Time

Spring, Fall

Trail Overview

This is a very challenging trail, with long sections of very loose medium rocks. In some of those sections, you may encounter water, so the rock underneath can get very slippery. River bed crossings during most of the year are dry, but if it has rained or a hurricane has passed through, ask locals before taking this trail-those riverbeds may be full of water, making it impossible to go across. Make sure you are careful not to damage your tire rims with rocks. The views as you get into the sierras are incredible, especially after the rainy season (summer/fall), as everything becomes very green/alive. You will have to open two ranchos gates-make sure to close them after you go through. If you see the rancheros, be kind and ask for permission; there should be no issue at all. At the end of this trail, you will end up on a family rancho. There, you can ask for Alfredo, a hiking trail guide who will take you to the cave paintings dated from 7500 AC. He charges 500 pesos per person and it is well worth it.

Difficulty

There are very long sections of loose rocks (following a dry riverbed). There is a water crossing with slippery rocks at the bottom. Be careful with your tire rims.

Technical Rating

5

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Access Description

Access via Transpeninsular Highway 1.

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