Outside Online Kayaking Mexico Michoacan
(Photo: John Rathwell)

A First Descent from Forty Feet

The perfect drop in Michoacan, Mexico

Outside Online Kayaking Mexico Michoacan

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During an expedition in late 2013, some of the world's best kayakers took a chance exploring one of the more dangerous parts of Mexico in hopes of finding runs and waterfalls such as the one pictured here.

First descents are few and far between these days, and we were lucky enough to experience this one on the Rio Hoyo Del Aire. The team, including Seth Ashworth (pictured here), ran the waterfall more than a couple times that day.

TOOLS: Canon EOS 5D Mark III, 24-70mm f/2.8L, 1/1250 second, f/5.6, ISO 250

Lead Photo: John Rathwell

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