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Small Group Tours leaving from Alpine, Texas

All tours led by Jim Glendinning, author of the authoritative Big Bend area guidebook, Adventures in the Big Bend (3rd Edition - Click for ordering information).

The itineraries below are samples of previous trips. They are still available for groups with a minimum of 6 persons, though some details and pricing may change over time.

Copper Canyon by Train

6 days by train to Creel and El Fuerte - $1,090
Departs March 3 & 23, 2009
(Fall Dates: October 4 & 25, 2009)

Copper Canyon & Batopilas

7 days by bus, train, and van to Creel and Batopilas - $1,230
Departs March 15, 2009
(Fall Date: October 13, 2009)

Casas Grandes & Mata Ortiz

5 days by van to a unique archeological site and an extraordinary
village where exquisite pottery is produced- $540
Departs April 1, 2009
(Fall Date: November 3, 2009)

The Silver Route Hike

New and different. This trail, in two sections, traverses the Sierra Madre following the route followed by mule trains last century carrying silver from Batopilas mine. Planned for June and September.

Sierra Children's Health Project

Spend two weeks in the Sierra Madre checking and documenting the health of the local children. Some Spanish required. More important are self-reliance and patience.

(Click tour titles for full itineraries)

Email or phone Jim Glendinning for a complete itinerary.            432.837.7320

Copper Canyon Train