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

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:

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Do you think my little IGs can make it?

    April 18, 2013

    • Samat

      There may be some off-trail sections… I don't think they can make it. =/

      April 18, 2013

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