Creel Welcome dinner with typical Mexican food, and chat about the riding plan. Overnight.
Day 2: Creel – Cusarare – El Tejaban
After breakfast, transportation of horses and riders to Cusarare. Our journey heads to the rim of Copper Canyon at El Tejaban, located at the ridge of the Copper Canyon where impressive views of the Canyon, Urique river and its steepness can be seen. Camp overnight. 6 hours of riding.
Day 3: El Tejaban – Barranca Del Cobre – Cumbre de Guaycavo
Our first canyon descent by the Camino Real (Colonial trail which connected Batoplias with Chihuahua city) to the ruins of Barranca del Cobre and its river Urique (3 hours). Visit the abandoned mines from where the canyon took its name and swim in the nearby river. Ascent to Guacayvo, a peaceful village nestled in a very narrow canyon. The diversity of flora and fauna of the high sierra and the bottom of the canyon is evident. Camp overnight. 5 hours of riding.
Day 4: Cumbre de Guaycavo – El Cebollin – La Renga
We continue our ascent to El Cebollin (sawmill) where we´ll have our first Canyon´s crossing completed. At this point we will be able to see our first camp site, not far at all on a straight line, but with a canyon of 1100 meters deep below our horses hooves. Then ride by the sierra to La Renga, a strategically located valley lined with apple trees where vehicle support can meet us. Camp overnight. 5 hours of riding.
Day 5: La Renga – Teboreachi
This riding day we incorporate to Camino de la Plata, historical Silver Trail in the Sierra Madre. During three centuries of mining, silver was extracted and sent to Chihuahua city to be sold. Transportation of this mineral was a real