EVENT VENUE RIC 2024

AGUA BLANCA DE ITURBIDE HIDALGO, MEXICO.

A rustic place surrounded by canyons and nature.

Agua Blanca de Iturbide

Is located in the eastern part of Hidalgo state, about 160 km from Mexico City (takes around 3 hours to get there). It’s the gateway to the Sierra Otomi-Tepehua region, which has a unique orography full of depressions, ravines, rivers, and waterfalls. This place is a paradise for nature lovers who want to experience the raw beauty of the region.

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What's in Agua Blanca?

The main natural attractions include a large number of waterfalls distributed throughout the municipality, such as the waterfall of El Salto de las Golondrinas, El Yugo, El Jilguero, La Mano, among others; however, the vast majority of waterfalls and watercourses are unexplored or inaccessible to the general public. It is here where there is a great opportunity for tourism development in the municipality, through the practice of canyoning, a sport that is gaining more and more relevance in our country and worldwide.

The region is home to a variety of flora and fauna, including the cloud forest, which is a type of humid forest that is usually situated in subtropical or tropical mountains. The forest is characterized by its great density of fog on the surface and over the tree canopy, and it is composed of trees that are part of ecosystems such as pluvisilva or rainforest. The cloud forest is home to a variety of plants, including orchids and ferns, which are adapted to the environmental conditions present in the forest.

The region is also known for its rich cultural heritage and traditions. The Sierra Otomi-Tepehua region is home to the Otomi and Tepehua indigenous peoples, who have a unique culture and way of life. The region is famous for its colorful embroidery, which is characterized by its intricate designs and vibrant colors. The embroidery is made using a variety of materials, including cotton, wool, and silk, and is often used to decorate clothing, tablecloths, and other household items.
If you take advantage of your visit to explore the natural beauty and cultural richness of the Sierra Otomi-Tepehua region, you won’t be disappointed!

Club Xel

Event center

History of canyoning in Agua Blanca de Iturbide

The base camp of RIC Mexico 2024 will be Club Xel a non-profit organization dedicated, among other tasks, to the exploration, dissemination and conservation of the natural and cultural wealth of the Otomí Tepehua mountains of the states of Hidalgo and Veracruz.

Located in the municipality of Agua Blanca de Iturbide, in Hidalgo, Mexico, it is a destination with tourist attractions such as its colonial architecture, springs, crystalline rivers and large waterfalls, as well as its delicious local cuisine. It is an ideal destination to enjoy nature, history and Mexican culture surrounded by fellow canyoners.

The base camp

Club Xel has an ideal space for learning and coexistence, with more than 9 hectares of protected land where temporary infrastructure will be installed to provide optimal conditions for the RIC.
The services available at the event center are:

    • Practice area
    • Electricity and drinking water facilities
    • Fenced parking area
    • Accommodations.
    • Camping area.
    • Toilets and showers.
    • Commercial zone

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You can register as a canyoneer or as a guest, the GUEST PASS is created for families, couples or children who are not canyoneers.

GUEST PASS

1500MXN
  • 89 USD / 80 EUR*
  • Access to RIC zone
  • All presentations & workshops
  • Official T-shirt
  • Welcome event & Closing dinner
  • Sponsor gift
  • Canyoning every day
  • Daily Raffle
  • Transport to canyons
  • Printed canyons information
  • Subject to exchange rate
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EARLY BIRD (Till Apr30)

3700MXN
  • 218 USD / 198 EUR*
  • Canyoning every day
  • Access to RIC zone
  • All presentations & workshops
  • Official T-shirt
  • Welcome event & Closing dinner
  • Sponsor gift
  • Daily Raffle
  • Transport to canyons**
  • Printed canyons information
  • Subject to exchange rate
  • Review terms and conditions
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STANDARD ACCESS

4300MXN
  • 253 USD / 231 EUR*
  • Canyoning every day
  • Access to RIC zone
  • All presentations & workshops
  • Official T-shirt
  • Welcome event & Closing dinner
  • Sponsor gift
  • Daily Raffle
  • Transport to canyons**
  • Printed canyons information
  • Subject to exchange rate
  • Review terms and conditions

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RIC México 2024, Agua Blanca de Iturbide, Hidalgo, México.

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