Cross-post w/ the El Paso Hiking Meetup. (http://www.meetup.com/El-Paso-Hiking/events/220852769/)
Stealing Carol's description:
What: a hike to Long's Peak in the Organ Mountains, we will start and end at Achenbak Trail head.
When: Saturday March 21, 2015
Distance: 9-10 miles round trip
Hiking time: around 8 hours
Fees: none, but if you carpool, please compensate your driver for gas.
Type: mostly on trail
Pet Friendly: Yes, if your dog has been trained and socialized. Be sure they can do the distance; bring plenty of water for them.
Bring: 3-4 liters of water/liquids, sack lunch to eat on the trail, snacks, sturdy hiking shoes,
There is nothing technical about this trail (no climbing). It's mostly on-trail, we may go off-trail into grass as a shortcut.