Mars/Cuates Canyon to Ladera Canyon, back out Achenbach Canyon

Jornada Hiking & Outdoors Club
Jornada Hiking & Outdoors Club
Public group

Milagro Coffee

1733 East University Avenue · Las Cruces, NM

How to find us

Either inside near the sofas or standing outside

Location image of event venue


Cross-post w/ Carol and the El Paso Hiking Meetup ( (sorry for the late notice! is late notice the best notice?):

What: We will hike up Mars Canyon to the Ridge, hike south along the ridge and down into Ladera Canyon, then over the saddle into Achenbak Canyon and back out to the cars.

When: Saturday April 20, 2013

Meeting time: 7:00 AM Departing promptly at 7:15 AM

Hiking distance: Six miles +/-

Difficulty: moderate to difficult; uphill climbing, some rock scrambling

Hiking time: 6 hours +/---includes breaks and lunch time

Elevation gain: 800' + feet

Type: half off trail, half on trail This hike is in the Organ mountains

Bring: 4-5 liters of water/other liquids, snacks, sack lunch to eat on the ridge, sturdy hiking boots,

Alternate meeting place: Corner of Dripping Springs Road and Soledad Canyon Road; or at the Achenbak trailhead

MEET for carpool at:

Las Cruces: 7:30 am, in/outside Milagro Coffee at Pan Am Plaza. GPS:[masked]°N,[masked]°W (,-106.745122) (see on Google Maps (,-106.745122&z=18), OpenStreetMap (, USGS topo map (,-106.745122&marker0=32.287339,-106.745122&z=18)) El Paso: 7:00 am, I-10 and Redd Road Kohl's, in the south end of the parking lot near Starbucks. GPS:[masked]°N,[masked]°W (,-106.576615) (see on Google Maps (,-106.576615&z=18), OpenStreetMap (, USGS topo map (,-106.576615&marker0=31.865651,-106.576615&z=18)).