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What: Hiking to the top of Tonuco Mountain
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Meeting Time: 8AM, we will leave promptly at 8:15 AM

Difficulty: moderate
Length: 6 miles
Type: off trail, it will be a loop hike
Hiking time: 5-6 hours
Bring: Plenty of water, snacks, sunblock, hat, Sack Lunch to eat on top
Contact person: Steve Kreitner 915-525-7700

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 (80 °F), so also bring more than enough water and sunblock. Lots of interesting rocks, petroglpyhs, etc in the area.

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Tunuco Mountain on SummitPost (
Kmart Parking Lot
Hwy 70 & Telshor Blvd, Take I-25, Exit 6 · Las Cruces, NM
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