Sierra de la Laguna Mountain Range
Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
Located 16 miles outside San Jose del Cabo, Sierra de la Laguna Mountain Range is one of several UNESCO protected biosphere reserves in the Baja California Peninsula. This semi-arid area with an average temperature of 95° most of the year, offers the opportunity to admire how desert life makes its way, even as the most demanding conditions ask for only the best out of plants and animals.
Activities: Hiking, Bouldering, Scrambling, Canyoneering
Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Articles and information:
Hiking, Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Sierra de la Laguna, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
By Sabrina Lear – Article from Los Cabos Magazine – Issue #7, December 2000.
When you fly into Los Cabos over seemingly endless desert landscape and take your first glimpse of the end of the peninsula and glinting Sea of Cortez, you might think a hiking trip into the remote Sierra La Laguna mountains would be the last thing you’d find yourself doing. Afterall, you came here to hang out at those captivating beaches you saw in the brochures, relax, and do little else—think again. The rugged terrain surrounding this golden coast is teeming with experiences to challenge you physically and recharge you mentally. www.loscabosguide.com/hiking-take-walk-wild-side/
Sierra de la Laguna Reserve, Water for Cabos
The Sierra de la Laguna Biosphere Reserve is an ecosystem that has a direct influence on the climate and water resources in the southern region of the state of Baja California Sur, providing significant benefits for the development of the region’s main economic activities of tourism, agriculture and livestock production. Read more: www.cabosanlucas.net/what_to_do/sierra-de-la-laguna-biosphere.php#ixzz4wp8EqEFe
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Canyon of the Fox, Cañon de La Zorra, The Desert’s Hidden Treasure
Los Cabos is forever shimmering with pervasive natural magnificence, which you can easily find in every direction you turn. To discover the most intricate beauty of Baja California Sur, however, you must travel northward. There you will find the charming towns of indigenous ranchers, who have existed in isolation for centuries, subsisting amid the land, rivers, mountains, and canyons. There you will discover the hidden corners of ethereal paradise. As you travel farther away from the heart of the tourist center, beyond the glitzy luxury resorts and past the Los Cabos International Airport, you will encounter an arid and extremely hot climate, with summer temperatures reaching up to 120º F in the shade