Mazatlecos and tourists exercise climbing the Cerro del Crestón


To reach the top, you must first ascend 745 meters of dirt and 336 steps

Mazatlan, Sinaloa.- Dozens of mazatlecos and tourists rose up early on Saturday to climb Cerro El Creston, a natural enclosure where a 157-meter high lighthouse marine use and glass bridge is.

In order to reach the top, you must first ascend 745 meters of dirt and 336 steps; it seems easy. However, it is quite a challenge due to the slope of the hill.

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From 6:00 in the morning, the first users, mostly local, were observed and from 8:00 onwards were tourists, who had the purpose of entering the glass bridge, enjoying the view and taking a souvenir photo.

Due to winter hours, the natural enclosure will restrict its access at 5:45 in the afternoon, the entrance to the hill is totally free, while the cost to the glass bridge is 20 pesos.

Faro Mazatlán Oficial on Twitter: "Fredck. J Evans, Hidrógrafo (Tomado de  Historia de Mazatlán, Tomo II, de Jesús Antonio Lerma Garay.) (Fotografías  del faro, autores desconocidos) #faromazatlan #ElFaroEsDetodos"

It is recommended to wear appropriate and comfortable shoes and clothing, stay hydrated, take care of children at all times, have a maximum stay of 2 hours, avoid going up at times of greater risk of sunstroke (between 11:00 in the morning and 4:00 afternoon) and follow health protocols.


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