Hey Tricepilot - This is a great report for me. Thanks. I am wanting to ride to Batopilas from Boston via Big Bend this June. I'll be solo and am worried about the water crossings I've seen in Copper Canyon threads. My bike is a KTM 950, which is very hard for me to pick up even under excellent conditions, let alone a riverbed.
I've been unable to get any intellegence on the roads, other then if I try to go from Creel to the other side, I'll have at least one big water crossing and maybe two. I sense in your trip, you went the southern route from Creel and rode back out the way you came. That's OK with me but I was also hoping to come out the other side of the canyons and head north into AZ.
Any suggestions are welcome. I am pretty sure your route is my best ticket because it looks like no water crossings.
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