East facing morning sun.
Half way up the hill to El Salto take the left turn down the crazy dirt road. This is the very small town of Puerto Genovevo. The sign says Potrero Redondo. Drive down this bumpy road for 30 minutes. Cars or trucks with clearance are recommended though I often see the smallest of compact cars making the drive, but I wouldn't recommend it. Subarus seem to do fine but use your judgement. When you reach where the rivers come together (las adjuntas) park. The first parking area/ kitchen is Don Lalo's. You can camp with him and use his kitchen and give him a tip when you leave.
The approach from Lalo's. is as follows. Hike across the river take the first left after 1 minute up the steep road which leads to the campground picinic area. Wander up and right through this field passing on the right side of a big chossy boulder. Eventually near the upper right part of the field you we see our trail that leads right to the cave and is easy to follow. It goes up to the ridge along the ridge and drops down to the cave. 30 minutes.
If you don't have a car with clearance to arrive rides can be arranged with Santiago at the Modelorama after the Cola de Caballo hotel. He lived his whole life in the states and speaks perfect English.
For more information and a online guide book with photo overlays check out this link: Updated Online Guide to Cumbia Cave
Weather station 0.6 miles from here
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By Dustin Stephens
Mar 26, 2013
Damn looks like we came down a month too soon... can't wait to check this place out Grungy!!