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Challenging but worthwhile 4-hour hike!

This is perhaps the most built-up/well-known spot to hike in Monterrey due to it’s short, painful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Evanston, Illinois, United States
Nice hike!

Nice hiking close to the city. The view on top is gorgeous. Once you reach the fence you can keep... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2016
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank S4B1B4
Reviewed 16 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 8 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
Reviewed 9 October 2015

It's an awesome place for going alone or in family you can walk it up slowly and enjoy the view or just climb it ip in an hour but you have to be patient because you can have some trouble cimbing it up.

1  Thank ISAAC R
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

It's the nicest thing to see in Monterrey and anywhere you go, if you look around it's always there! Don't go to Monterrey without having your eyes on "the chair"

1  Thank Isabelgilpereira
Reviewed 30 June 2015

It is a big mountain that represents a saddlehorse and it is Monterrey city symbol. You can take very good pics when you are at Macro Plaza, near Life Fountain

1  Thank teleprof52
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