Cerro La Calle

Cerro La Calle is the closest 3000 meter peak to Monterrey, only 20 minutes from the city. There's a route with an approach to the mountain from Casablanca and a shorter route from El Jonuco. In Winters it may have snow. There's a mountain shelter near the summit.

This peak is has 2 routes the 2 from The North Face, one from the northwest side this route has a 7 mile approch with a very interesting pass called El Paso del Caballero (The pass of the Knight) where you get to walk 200 feet in a 3 foot trail that has an abyss from 30 to 300 feet. this route has 2 shelter one in the skirts of the Mountain and the other 5 min. from the summit. the other route starts from a small town you may say that is at 1800mts. so it's a short way from there.

Elevation (feet): 9,938
Elevation (meters): 3,029
Continent: North America
Country: Mexico
Range/Region: Sierra Madre Oriental
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Oct, Nov, Dec
Nearest major airport: Escobedo Intl. Airport
Convenient Center: Monterrey, NL

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Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 4 trip reports for Cerro La Calle.

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  • Log #16325 - by Francisco J. Garza on Sep 12, 2004
    This time we climbed it via the Paso del Caballero route and descending via El Jonuco on a warm and sunny day. We had great views of the Sierra Madre Oriental.
  • Log #16326 - by Francisco J, Garza on Jan 05, 2004
    Along with my friend Javier Mendez, I finally stepped on the summit of this big mountain. It took us about 3 hours hiking from El Jonuco (short route) with sunny skies and unseasonably mild weather....
  • Log #16349 - by Nicolas Rodriguez on Apr 27, 2001
    Muy bonito cerro con paisajes inolvidables. Salimos de casa blanca como a las 10 de la mañana para hacer el acercamiento a la montaña. Despues llegamos a la montaña y mi buen amigo Kane no se...
  • Log #16327 - by Armando Cantu on Apr 25, 2001
    Theres a place in the trail where you think you finished but are still missing a 2 hour hike. in this place you get to see the other side of the mountain and has great camping sites.