Past Meetup

Tonuco Mountain

This Meetup is past

14 people went

Details

What: Hiking to the top of Tonuco Mountain
Meeting Place: k-mart las cruces
Meeting Time: 9AM
Alternate meeting place:
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 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. The weather will be(hot)so also bring more than enough water and sunblock. Lots of interesting rocks, petroglpyhs, etc in the area.

More information:

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