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Tonuco Mountain


What:   Hiking to the top of Tonuco Mountain
When:  Saturday July 26
Meeting Place:  k-mart
Meeting Time:  7:30 AM, we will leave promptly at 7:45

Difficulty:  moderate
Length:  5 miles
Type:  off trail, it will be a loop hike
Hiking time:  4-5 hours
Bring:  Plenty of water, snacks, sunblock, hat, Sack Lunch to eat on top
Contact person:  steven

Other:  We will see a stunning canyon with colorful rocks, an old mining area, and a superb view from the top of  the mountain.
This hike is described in Greg Magee's book Day Hikes and Nature Walks in the El Paso-Las Cruces Area.

This hike is off trail, bring good boots and trekking poles. The weather will be hot this Saturday (90 °F), so also bring more than enough water and sunblock. Lots of interesting rocks, petroglpyhs, etc in the area

More information:

Tunuco Mountain on SummitPost

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  • cindy

    Very hot, but still had a great time....! Nice to meet you, Mahenoosh :)

    1 · July 26, 2014

  • cindy

    Very hot, but still had a great time....! Nice to meet you, Mahenoosh :)

    1 · July 26, 2014

  • Lyn L.

    I would like to join- don't have hiking poles with me and transition time is a little tricky as I am moving hotels from ELP to Las Cruces - will confirm when get it figured out

    July 25, 2014

  • Maggie St. M.

    Sorry I keep canceling. With 2 teenage daughters my plans sure have to be modified a lot. One day I will make it soon! For now it is volleyball tournament instead.

    July 25, 2014

  • steven

    we will back in the early afternoon so we can attend the dripping springs event.

    1 · July 21, 2014

    • Gus

      I was thinking about that as I was reading lol

      July 21, 2014

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