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!
MEET for carpool
Las Cruces: 8:00 am, Milagro's Coffee.
El paso Hikers can meet us at
Mesquite exit 151 on Interstate 10, on east side of freeway at 8:30 am.