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Copper Canyon Guy’s travel adventures in Copper Canyon.

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Copper Canyon Tour- This October!

Copper Canyon Trip- Here is one of our Fall trips to Copper. We go twice a month and can plan a trip for you at any time! October 6-15, 2012 This is a planned itinerary and may vary slightly. Included meals are noted. Oct 6- Arrive in El Paso. The airport is a good place […]

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Vision for Copper Canyon

From Dave Hensleigh Authentic Copper Canyon Founder This company – this family of experience providers known as Authentic Copper Canyon – has become the leader in small group culturally rich Copper Canyon tours. Now I am launching new trip experiences to directly involve the indigenous Raramuri with our guests. We have always emphasized the crafts, […]

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The new schedule for the Copper Canyon train- CHEPE

Ridership is off a bit in Copper Canyon on the train and as a result the economica (second class) train has had its schedule changed. Here is the deal: The first class train still leaves at 6a from both Chihuahua City and Los Mochis. Now the second train is hooked onto that first train, so […]

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Top Ten Reasons to Travel the Copper Canyon Train

This great place awaits curious travelers now …and what a joy it is to be able to introduce our guests to its wonders: 1. Copper Canyon is so huge. 2. The Rarámuri or Tarahumara– the indigenous people. 3. The train through Copper Canyon– CHEPE. 4. The little towns – the heart of rural Chihuahua. 5. […]

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Sun Bowl trip to Copper Canyon

The Sun Bowl is coming up December 31 in El Paso and who knows now which teams will play there this year. One thing you can know. There is a great way to cap off your Sun Bowl experience. Not far from El Paso is the incredible Copper Canyon (like it is bigger than Grand […]

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Christmas trip to Copper Canyon

People are often asking me about the best season to travel on the train in Copper Canyon. That is a hard one because every season has its draw. Fall is nice because it is usually green and the weather is moderate. Late Summer is nice because it usually rains and is very fresh. Spring is […]

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This Solitary Gringo Will Walk Across Juarez

Is it safe for tourists in Mexico now? Well our experience is that it is and while there are concerns, even northern Mexico is much safer than other tourist destinations people use now- such as South Africa and Beliz. Still during this period, Europeans, Australians, Canadians and of course Mexicans are traveling extemsively in the […]

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Walk Across Juarez

  Walk Across What??? Juarez seems to be the LAST place any sane person would chose to even go to, let alone walk across. Most people assume that my body will end up filled with bullets, decapitated, and hung from some bridge with a scrawled cartel note tied to it. But the actual situation and […]

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Copper Canyon Train Trips Just Announced

Our Classic trip is a small group learning based trip on the world renowned Copper Canyon train. This 8 day excursion is a full immersion into the rich culture and geography of the enchanting Sierra Madres featuring the Tarahumaras and Mennonites, the delicious food, an emphasis on local places, the amazing new gondola and ziplines, Mata […]

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Horse Riding in Copper Canyon

There are many fine places to ride horses in the world- the California Sierras, the south shore of Lake Superior, the Flint Hills of Kansas, and so on. Certainly Copper Canyon in Mexico would be one of the ones to include on such a list. The horses in Copper Canyon are generally small in my […]

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