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The San Jerónimo ice-rink is highly popular among Mexico City s local youth. It offers open sessions to the public and you can also take skating lessons or an ice-hockey workshop, the latter taught by experts from Canada and the US. Back-up facilities include an equipment shop, with everything you could need related to ice sports and a snack bar. There are also rows of seats where you can watch what is going on on the ice rink. Fully-trained staff provide security and first-aid attention should it be required. There is also a car park.
Nature lovers delight in this national reserve belonging to the community of Magdalena Contreras. The picturesque river Magdalena cuts through a ravine. Easily accessed by public transportation or private means, it is ideal for picnics, horseback riding, cycling and trekking besides offering the best rock climbing available in the Distrito Federal. There are four groups of boulders and walls reaching up to 60 meters (196 feet) high, complete with chimneys, crevices, knobs and other topographical requisites for a good climb and most routes are well equipped.
Pico del Águila is a mountain peak situated on the Ajusco range. Standing at 12,776 feet (3,894 meters), this place is a hot favorite among hikers. It takes about two hours to trek the mountain and get on to the peak. The place remains usually smoggy, but on a fine and clear day one can view a perfect panorama of the Mexico city. The scenic view and wonderful hike make a visit worthwhile.