ArchivesTag : Copper Canyon Train

Caballo Blanco Ultra Results

The 2014 Caballo Blanco Ultramarathon was March 2 in Copper Canyon and the results will be posted soon. The winner for the third time was Miguel Lara.  

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Run Rabbit Run 100 miler

Run Rabbit Run, 2012 Fred and Paul and all the crew at the Run Rabbit Run 100 mile ultra welcomed us last September to Steamboat Springs, CO and it was a huge experience. Our Copper Canyon Running Tour team showed up and the guys ran well- though they did not finish. Actually only 17 of […]

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Washington DC Travel and Adventure Show

Washington Travel Show in 2012 It is always so nice to travel to DC in the springtime- and so it is the perfect time of year for a travel show there. The DC Convention center is a great venue for the show and the crowds who attend are good.  This year we attended with the […]

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Copper Canyon and Baja

The best way to travel Copper Canyon We spend a lot  of time in Copper Canyon and know the Copper Canyon train well. People often ask- it is perhaps the most frequent question- which direction is best to travel on the train. Or perhaps they ask if they should start a Copper Canyon tour on […]

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Hiking in Copper Canyon

Places to hike in Copper Canyon There are so many…but one of the important things to note is that the trails are rough in general, remote in many cases, and water availability is spotty. Our Copper Canyon trips often include the opportunity for a brisk day hike or even single or multinight excursions into the […]

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Copper Canyon Adventure Trips

Adventure runs in our blood and no better place than the wilds along the Copper Canyon train for some great adventuring. No wonder “Man Versus Wild” dropped Bear into Copper Canyon in one of the second season episodes. It is a wild place. Hiking This is some of the most rugged and most remote hiking […]

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The barefoot runners of Porochi ejido

Recently on one of our train trips to Copper Canyon, I “ran” across several young Raramuri guys who are beginning to win races around Mexico- like 100K races. They live in a remote ejido above Cerocahui, just south of the Bahuichivo stop on the Copper Canyon train. This was a contact that I have been […]

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How to Lace a Tarahumara Huarache

Recently we were enjoying a traditional “discada” with an Authentic Copper Canyon group high above the Sierra Madre canyons prepared by Lola Mancinas. It was delicious- meat, peppers, vegetables, avocado, fresh tortillas and pico- wonderful. Lola’s brother (she is from a family of 13 or so) showed up and helped with lunch. Geronimo is a […]

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What to do in Copper Canyon for ADVENTURE!

       Hiking The trails in the Sierra Madres are inviting, and the possibilities for day and overnight trekking are numerous. Terrains and the trails are extremely rugged, and most involve moderate elevation and very rocky situations with lots of incline. We offer a full range of daily hiking options including jaunts to Tarahumara […]

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