Rappel en Veracruz
Rappel en Veracruz

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COATEPEC

The incrdible ravines located from Jalcomulco to El Carrizal ideal for rappelling. Among the best places is La Gotera, surrounded by tropical jungle. Other options are: Barranca de Tuzamapan, Chicabaxtla, Cerro de Pizaltepec where you can explore the remains of an archaeological zone called Cotlamani, Mesa de Olvera hill and Boludo hill are found, among others.

In the area there is one of the most beautiful places in the state, the Pescados river, flanked by an impressive canyon where you can practice descents of up to 65 m (213 ft).

CÓRDOBA

Sierra de Zongolica

Sierra de Zongolica has several pit caves and is an authentic paradise for those who like ecotourism. One of the most important in the area is Sótano de Popocatl, an impressive waterfall that disappears into the depths of the cavity. The pit has a depth of 70 m (230 ft) and a diameter of 45 m (148 ft) and the underground waterfall has a length of 60 m (197 ft).

Once down, the river continues for 200 m (656 ft) in an incredible passage with embedded trunks and a peculiar fauna that includes fish and frogs without pigmentation or eyes, insects and flocks of swallows and swifts. To enjoy this incredible landscape, you have to do two rappels, the first of 30 m (98 ft) leaning on a wall and the second of 40 m (131 ft) in a vertical drop. Sierra de Zongolica is located just over an hour from Córdoba.

El Boquerón and El Sótano

These are a couple of natural beauties in the middle of a cloud forest that offer their walls for those who like excitement. El Boquerón is a cavity through which the Jamapa River submerges and El Sótano is an enormous calcareous rock cavity. Located just 30 minutes from Huatusco and just over an hour from Córdoba.

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LOS TUXTLAS

In the Tuxtlas you can practice rappelling at Roca Partida. This is a strange rock formation, a big cliff-shaped tip that is inserted into the deep forming a bay. Towards the end of the point it has a couple of smaller detached rocks that continue the pointed shape in an imaginary way.

Inside the cliff there is a cave with an entrance to the sea, a place to be explored by the most adventurous. In here, traces of pirates have been found, such as metal vessels and the occasional medal or amulet.

XALAPA

Texolo

Fed by both the Matlacobatl and Texolo rivers, the waters of Cascadas de Texolo plunge 76 m (250 ft) into a turquoise pool. And, whilst it is the highest waterfall in the area, there are some other smaller waterfalls like La Monja and La Viuda. The walls of the ravines through which the rivers run reach a height of up to 200 m (656 ft). The rappel descent can be done from about 85 m (279 ft) and is one of the most beautiful natural settings in Veracruz. Located in the municipality of Xico, 19 km from Xalapa.

Cofre de Perote

The summit of Cofre de Perote has a box shaped lava flow remnant from where you can make exciting rappel descents. Located almost two hours from Xalapa.

Naolinco

In its surroundings it has ravines and cliffs ideal for rappelling and enjoying beautiful landscapes. Located 32 km northeast of Xalapa.

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