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REAL DE CATORCE, S.L.P., MEXICO

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   Real de Catorce to Alamitos via Wadley
Real to Wadley to Alamitos area map

Real de Catorce to Alamitos, via Wadley and San Jose de Coronados.

Miles
Km.

0.0
0.0
Real de Catorce Plaza. Take Calle Allende down three blocks and keep right at Y. Continue on jeep road to Estacion Catorce.
0.3
0.5
Leaving Real de Catorce. Continue downhill – four-wheel drive recommended.
0.4
0.6

Cross on rocks above the road -  four-wheel drive required.

0.5
0.8

Narrow bridge above Socavon La Purima mine.

0.9
1.4

Road to left. Entrance to Socavon La Purisma mine.

1.9
3.1

Entering village of Los Catorce.

2.2
3.5

Primary school on left.

2.3
3.7

Trail left goes to church and continues on up a side canyon to El Chicle. Good view of the church after crossing the next bridge.

2.7
4.3

Trail to left down to the lower end of Los Catorce.

3.5
5.6

Arroyo crossing. Watch for washout after rains.

4.5
7.2

Village of Carretas. Store on left.

4.7
7.6

Pavement begins.

7.1
11.4

Turn left at highway intersection at Estacion Catorce.

12.7
20.4

Wadley.

12.8
20.6

Turn left on gravel road to San Juan de Matanzas and San Jose de Coronados.

15.1
24.3

Continue straight to San Jose de Coronados. Road to left goes to Las Adjuntas and San Juan de Matanzas.

17.8
28.7

San Jose de Coronados on left.

18.5
29.8

Continue up the canyon through pinon forest.

19.2
30.9

Mine operation on left.

20.2
32.5

Another mine operation on left. An old road has branched off to the right.

21.3
34.3

Keep left at road fork. Right branch no longer goes through.

21.4
34.4

2 Entering Jesus Coronados.

21.8
35.1

2 Church and school on right.

22.4
36.1

Tierras Negras. Turn left.

22.9
36.9

2 Strainge structure on right is a ventelation fan for the mines.

23.6
38.0

Keep right. Left branch follows power line.

24.1
38.8

Top of low pass. Keep right on a fainter track. Road to left continues on to village of El Alamarito (0.9 miles).

25.5
41.1

Passing through area of live oak forest. Turn right up the valley.

25.9
41.7

Puerto de San Jose. Join the Alamito to La Maroma road. Right to La Maroma, left to return to Real de Catorce. (See La Luz to La Maroma  roadlog,)

29.6
47.7

Trail to left to upper Alamitos.

30.8
49.6

Right to Real de Catorce. Left to Alamitos.

36.1
58.1

La Luz

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