The 100-mile road which winds from Creel, elevation 7,500 feet, to Batopilas, 1,650 feet, is narrow and — at points — treacherous, especially in the last 30 or so miles. This part of Mexico's Copper Canyon is remote and rugged. © Geri Anderson 2001.

Copper Canyon crossing: Hiking the Sierra Tarahumara

The Sierras: The Sierra Tarahumara is literally a land lost in time. Probably the most rugged and least explored areas of the Sierra Madre Occidental. Though known around the world as the Copper Canyon, the Copper Canyon is only one canyon, in a system of canyons. Approximately, 25,000 square miles of high sierras, with a […]

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