Here are some photos I took while I moseyed through the Copper Canyon in Mexico.
Remote, an indigenous tribe (Tarahumara), deep gorges (deeper than the Grand Canyon) and a marijuana producing area – an interesting combination of items!
A trip to the vista at Rocawata, outside of Creel, Mexico
The river that helped carve the Copper Canyon in Mexico
The Copper Canyon get’s it’s name from the coper colors in the cliffs
Part of the Copper Canyon are twice as deep as the grand Canyon
A trail leading down to the bottom of the Copper Canyon. A swimming area has been set up about 2 miles from the top of the Copper Canyon.
My Tilley hat and backpack take a break. Best hat I’ve ever owned!
Some panorama pictures from the Copper Canyon in Mexico.
Great vista at Divisadero – worth the drive from Creel. Mexico
The Copper Canyon train stops here for about 15 minutes – worth getting off and taking a look!
Rocowata view – about 15 KM outside of Creel, Mexico
This is a gold mine, just outside of Parral, Mexico. This is what a strip mine looks like
This is on the way from Guachochi to Batopilas, Mexico
Cusarare Waterfall Creel, Mexico
Cusarare Waterfall path to the bottom of the waterfall. Pretty easy walk
Just pay attention to where you walk when in the Copper Canyon
Goat and this other one decides to get in the picture – little bugger!
Goat from a herd tended by the Tarahumara
The Copper Canyon gets it’s name from the looks of copper in the cliffs
This is the better part of the road from Guachochi to Batopilas, Mexico
NNOt to many people have been to this “metropolis” – best they could do for a central park for the town. Middle of no where – no hotel in sight!
Going into the clouds on my way from Guachochi to Batopilas, Mexico
Breaking through the clouds on the way to Batopilas, Mexico
Another beautiful vista on the way from Guachochi to Batopilas, Mexico
Batopilas, Mexico – finally after 6 hours on a dirt road!
What a road – mudslides, rock slides on the good road out of Batopilas, Mexico
It can be raining in one part of there canyon, and sunny elsewhere!
Iglesias San Miguel de Satevo, also known as “The Lost Mission” outside Batopilas, Mexico
One of the kids from the Tarahumara people
Copper Canyon never ceased to amaze me
Copper Canyon view – wait 5 minutes, the weather changes, and the look is entirely different
Typical houses of the Tarahumara in Mexico
A stream that flows through the town of Creel, Mexico