La Mota

Located in the desert just west of Monterrey, La Mota (spanish for speck) is a peculiar peak with steep slopes covered with thorny brush, agaves and cacti. The summit area harbors a tiny oak/pine forest, wich looks like a speck. The routes start at the village of Rinconada, half way between Monterrey and Saltillo off highway 40.

Elevation (feet): 6,627
Elevation (meters): 2,020
Continent: North America
Country: Mexico
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Mar, Oct, Nov, Dec
Nearest major airport: Mariano Escobedo; Monterrey, N.L.
Convenient Center: Santa Catarina, N.L.

Thanks to Francisco J, Garza for adding this peak.

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Trip Reports

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

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  • Log #18677 - by Francisco J, Garza on Jan 06, 2004
    Climbed it with perfect weather the last time with my friend Ruben; and in rainy conditions 3 months ago with Javier and Jose Luis.