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Tonuco Mountain

 

 

What:   Hiking to the top of Tonuco Mountain

 

THIS HIKE IS DOG FRIENDY

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


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. Lots of interesting rocks for rock hunters.

 

 

 

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  • A former member
    A former member

    So much fun today and what a great group. One of the best. want to thank Steve and Raena for all they do. The 4 dogs were something else. The Amazing Cookie, Yoda so little but, like a mountain goat. Buddy you make Lucy feel safe. Look forward to next week. Michele and Lucy

    March 7, 2015

    • Valentina

      Same here! Thank you all for a lovely hike and great company.

      March 9, 2015

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great hike today, great seeing old friends and meeting new ones. Enjoy the photos... until next time- happy trails.

    March 7, 2015

    • Valentina

      The photos turned out great! Thank you for sharing.

      March 9, 2015

  • Lu H.

    Sorry - I need to leave LC by 4 to pick up my daughter and family. I don't want to cut it so close or be looking at my watch the whole time. I will really miss this hike as its my favorite so far!

    March 7, 2015

  • Valentina

    Thank you!!

    February 25, 2015

    • A former member
      A former member

      are u bringing Buddy. Lucy would like to hike with her golden buddy

      March 4, 2015

    • Valentina

      Yes :)

      March 4, 2015

  • Becca B.

    Would I be able to drive the Prius out there? I have to take the curb out of my driveway one tire at a time, so I don't have a lot of room to handle uneven roads.

    March 3, 2015

    • steven

      you can carpool with someone, the road is uneven

      March 3, 2015

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