It's a Group Thing
See the Amazing Oak Forest
Hiking in Ajijic
In the Mountains Above Lake Chapala.
Once you’ve accomplished the basics, you’ll be ready to join one of the local groups hiking at Lakeside. Since being prepared is the main element in having an enjoyable and safe hike, we hope you find this website helpful.
In the early days a small ladies’ group formed in the Fall of 2005, with Friday hikes, leaving the option open to continue with Tuesday hikes. The ladies’ hikes started out on trails like the mixed novice hikes, but at a more relaxed pace. They gradually explored further into the mountains, and one day found themselves challenging the Three Crosses trail, returning via the Sky Race down.
Our trails are on Wikiloc.
Gerry Green led hikes for many years, he compiled the data of various routes that he mapped out and printed and distributed a pocket guide called “Hikes and Trails Around Ajijic” in 2005. A revised and updated version followed in 2008, including GPS waypoints. These guides enabled hikers to explore further on their own with less fear of getting lost.
More recently, GPS data for the trails is being downloaded to Wikiloc which can be found on our Trails page.
The weekly hiking schedule is posted a few days before each hike with a more detailed description of the various hiking route options. Join the Ajijic Hiking Group Facebook page for updates and information.