Low-key, easy urban walking.
The path is a paved asphalt path and concrete, so please leave your hiking boots at home and bring your walking/running shoes instead. Your knees will thank you.
DISTANCE is is 5 mi minimum, out and back.
ELEVATION GAIN is negligible.
FEES: None. Of course, if you carpool, please compensate your driver for gas!
DURATION: Finish by late morning/early afternoon.
PET FRIENDLY? Yes. Bring a muzzle (you shouldn't need be told to bring a proper leash), and if you'd like to unleash, ask others before you do so.
SKILL LEVEL is unbelievably beginner friendly. Consder finding ways to make it more difficult (weights, etc).
TERRAIN is paved cement sidewalk, asphalt path, etc.
WEATHER is TBA.
AFTERWARDS is TBA.
MEET for carpool at:
Las Cruces: 8:00 am, parking lot of Jack in the Box at Northrise and Sonoma Ranch Blvd. See map [masked]°N,[masked]°W (http://www.meetup.com/las-cruces-hiking/events/108158412/geo:32.369629,-106.739012) (see on Google Maps (http://maps.google.com/?q=32.369629,-106.739012&z=18), OpenStreetMap (http://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=32.369629&mlon=-106.739012&zoom=18), USGS topo map (http://mapper.acme.com/?ll=32.369629,-106.739012&marker0=32.369629,-106.739012&z=18))).