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Saddle Up

The Cerro de La Silla is a mountain range in the shape of a saddle located in Monterrey, Mexico... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Melbourne, Florida
Everyone can get to the top!

It took my brother and myself 4 hours to get to the top and 1.5 hours to descend. Not sure what's... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Antonio R
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

The Cerro de La Silla is a mountain range in the shape of a saddle located in Monterrey, Mexico (actually the mountain is in Guadalupe). It is one of the most beautiful mountain ranges you will ever see and can be seen wherever you are...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

It took my brother and myself 4 hours to get to the top and 1.5 hours to descend. Not sure what's the length of the trip, but it wasn't that bad. I'd recommend to bring 2-3 small oranges (great source of water), 2L of water...More

Thank Antonio R
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I'm from Monterrey, MX. I don't have a "sporty" background, and was able to climb it to the top (the actual top, not the railway top). It took my brother and me around 4 hours to get to the top and 1.5hrs to descend. I...More

Thank Antonio R
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is perhaps the most built-up/well-known spot to hike in Monterrey due to it’s short, painful climb and incredible height (>5K feet). The climb has two almost equal halves which are basically at a 45 degree angle the whole time. There are cut-backs and a...More

1  Thank S4B1B4
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Nice hiking close to the city. The view on top is gorgeous. Once you reach the fence you can keep walking to the right of it to get a nicer view. There is also a viewing platform that is about ont hour from the start....More

Thank marilynemg
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This fascinating mountain practically defines Monterrey. It has inspired many a myth from ghosts to UFOs coming through there. It is a steep and dramatic mountain, but hardly the only one enclosing the city in its air bubble.

1  Thank yidonit
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This lovely shaped mountain is a well-known symbol of the city of Monterrey. The hiking trail is about 5 km long to reach the top and the ascent is considered to be fairly difficult, taking approximately 3 hours to complete. A panoramic view of the...More

1  Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I had read on a website that there is an 'easy' walk up to the Pic Antena. It took me 3 hours to climb from Bosque de la Pastora up to the Antena. I started climbing at 9 on a Sunday morning. The first hour...More

1  Thank Olivier P
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Going for a walk or a climb in the mountain is a lovely activity for a weekend. If you are not up to it, you can drive and have an AMAZING view of this fantastic city. At worst take a picture with the mountain in...More

Thank Patricio B
Reviewed 12 June 2016

icon of Monterrey - interesting shape of the mountain. you can have it in the background of many pictures.

Thank mtathagata
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