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What items of clothing should I pack?
At the moment of packing for Barranca del Cobre, prioritise informal clothes that will make you feel comfortable and loose on your excursions through the unusual geography of this destination.
It is recommendable to carry several full outfits, including clothes for the cold (indispensable on your visits to the vantage points, mainly in winter). The shorts and short-sleeved t-shirts are ideal for descending through the ravines, both in winter and summer.
Do not forget to include sweaters in your luggage, along with windbreakers, especial shoes or boots for trekking, a raid backpack, a sleeping bag, sunscreen, repellent and a torch.

Where can I ask for tourist information?
The best thing to do is to gather as much information as you can before visiting Barranca del Cobre, and a good place to do so is the Direction of Tourism of the State's Government, located inside the palace of government, on Aldama and Venustiano Carranza Streets, Colony Centre, City of Chihuahua.
The office opens Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 hours up till 14:00 hours and from 16:00 hours up till 18:30 hours; and from 10:00 hours up till 17:00 hours on Saturdays and Sundays. You can also call (52-614) 429-3300, extension 14515.

What are people like in the area?
In Barranca del Cobre you will get in contact with the Tarahumara people (also called Raramuri), one of the most numerous native groups in Mexico. Due to their geographic isolation, the men and women of this culture have been able to keep almost intact their habits and customs.
The Tarahumara are a deeply religious people, and their ancient gods Raienari (Sun) and Mecha (Moon), are still worshipped in perfect harmony with the images of the Catholic Church, spread in times of the conquest.
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  • Their philosophy is based on the respect for the other, a guideline that extends to the travellers and tourists visiting their communities.
    So you do not need to worry, the Raramuri people will welcome you in the best way possible.

    Will I have any problem in communicating with my country?
    No, you can communicate abroad with no problem whatsoever from the public phone booths located in the Towns of Creel, Divisadero, Areponapuchi, Cusarare and Cerocahui.
    The phones are usually located inside commercial establishments, and the hotels also provide this service; however, their rates are higher than at the public phone booths.

    Where can I purchase craftsmanship?
    The offer of handicrafts is much variegated in Barranca del Cobre; it feeds on the flashy works of the Tarahumara people, and here the women create pots, dishes, vases and jars made of clay and basketworks, amongst other utensils.
    On the other side, men manufacture music instruments such as violins, drums and rattles; they also carve on wood and weave. Geometrical patterns are predominant on their works.
    Most of the handicrafts' shops are located in the Town of Creel; below you will find a few of these alternatives:

    *House of Handicrafts, Ferrocarril Avenue unnumbered, Colony Centre, Creel
    *Creel Handicrafts, 64 Parroquia Street, Colony Centre, Creel
    *Tarahumara Handicrafts, Adolfo Lopez Mateos Street unnumbered, Colony Centre, Creel
    *Natepalia Handicrafts, Lopez Mateos Avenue unnumbered

    Likewise, the offer of handicrafts in the Towns of Divisadero and San Ignacio de Arareko is significant. There are also vending stands at the train stations; there are even peddlers offering craftsmanship on the edge of the railway.

    What voltage is the electric power?
    Electric power in Barranca del Cobre is of 110 volts and 60 cycles; if you need other voltage, do not hesitate to ask for a transformer at your lodge's reception desk.

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