Past Meetup

Tonuco Mountain

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Details

Please compensate the drivers for gas and etc. $7.00

What: Hiking to the top of Tonuco Mountain
When: Saturday Feb
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 t

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 (65 °F), so also bring more than enough water and sunblock. Lots of interesting rocks, petroglpyhs, etc in the arroyo.

More information:

Tunuco Mountain on SummitPost (http://www.summitpost.org/tonuco-mountain/336278)