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La Presa Francisco Zarco - Urs Moosmuller

La Presa Francisco Zarco - Urs Moosmuller
February 10, 2014 - 

Over the winter holidays, I traveled to Torreon, Mexico to celebrate with my girlfriend’s parents. We stayed at her families house in Lerdo, a city next to Torreon. Northern Mexico is very different from the central part of Mexico and is a huge desert with beautiful hills and warm weather. The climbing scene in the area is very small and there are only a handful of active climbers who have found and developed a very beautiful limestone area called La Presa. The local climbing area is a 45 minute drive to the west of the city in the hills...

5.14 First Ascents in Guadalacazar - Urs Moosmuller

5.14 First Ascents in Guadalacazar - Urs Moosmuller
October 14, 2013 - 

The next cave we visited is a massive 80m cave deep in the wilderness surrounding Guadalacazar. The cave holds the largest amount of routes and some of the best. The bottom of the cave is filled with hundreds of stalagtites ranging from very small stalagtites to massive 4m long stalagtites. Just seeing this impressive natural phenomenon is a unique experience. At the deepest part of the cave you can find inscriptions from the local people dating back to the 1800’s. The cave was originally used for ceremonial purposes for the recently deceased, but now sees very little attention and...

 
 
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