Potrero Chico Rock Climbing Guides
In our classes we teach single and multi pitch techniques as well as self rescue. We stress the importance of safety, redundancy and communication.
The class size is limited so everyone gets the attention they deserve but if you have a large group we have an extensive network of guides and can accommodate just about any size group.If you need something more personal you can hire us for a private session as well.
Your experience level doesn’t matter. Full day and half day classes are available. Please give us a call or send an email so we can discuss the many options available and choose the best for you and your group.
Full Day 8Hr Multi Pitch/Self Rescue:
1 Person $150/ 2nd Person $100
Half Day 4Hr Class:
1 Person $75/2nd Person $50
4 Hr Group Class :
4 Or More People $40 Per Person
Our guides live in Potrero Chico all year and yes it’s hot! They have an extensive knowledge of the routes and surrounding areas such as El Salto and La Hausteca. Karla Moya has over 15 years experience guiding and Rudy Peckham has been climbing in Potrero Chico since the late 90’s.
Potrero Chico Climbing Guides
Potrero Chico is a national park just outside the small town of Hidalgo in Northern Mexico. It has a variety of routes ranging from 5.8 to 5.13, both single and multi pitch routes as high as 23 pitches! Potrero Chico is a sport climbing paradise!
Rock Climbing in Potrero Chico
The main climbing season is between October and March but you can find climbers here all year round (like us). The average high in the winter is 61°F (16°C) but in the summer it can reach as high as 107°F (42°C). You can always find routes in the shade though.
Rock Climbing in Potrero Chico is truly a unique experience. Where else can you find 300meter bolted routes with a 1 minute approach? It’s not just about the climbing but the community as well.
You grab a margarita with friends at the end of the day, drop off your gear and eat at Leo’s Tacos until you’re full. There’s something to do almost all nights, from salsa dancing to movie night at El Buho. The New Year’s party at Homeros Ranch (with mechanical bull) is always fun. You just need to get here and experience it for yourself!
My 67-year-old uncle and I had about 5 years’ combined climbing experience when we went to EPC for two weeks. It was going to be the biggest, most complicated thing either of us had done. We felt a bit intimidated–not by the climbing, but everything else. So on our first day we met up with …