Waterfall Canyon, Yellow Ridge by Pena Blanca


This hike is in the southern end of the Organs, in the Pena Blanca area. We will hike up a canyon of dry waterfalls, walk along the ridgeline, and come back down a yellow rock formation.

This hike is half on trail, half off trail. It is a medium level hike.

Bring at least one gallon of drinking water.

DISTANCE is 5-6 miles loop.

ELEVATION GAIN is ~1000–1200 ft.

FEES: None. Of course, if you carpool, please compensate your driver for gas!

DURATION: Finish by early afternoon.

PET FRIENDLY? Not particularly; be prepared to hoist your pet up waterfalls. Bring a muzzle (you shouldn't need be told to bring a leash).

SKILL LEVEL is Medium to Difficult

TERRAIN is off-terrain with high desert brush, with some rock scrambling.Please bring appropriate gear.

WEATHER Sunny and hot. Please bring plenty of drinking water!

Afterwards ????????????

MEET for carpool

Las Cruces: 8:00 am, Milagro's Coffee.

Mesquite exit 151 on Interstate 10, on east side of freeway at 7:40 am.

Mossman Arroyo Trailhead: ~8 am.

Attendees (3)