Another cross-post w/ the El Paso Ridgewalkers. Hike up a canyon of waterfalls, walking along the ridgeline, and coming back down a yellow rock formation.
DISTANCE is ~6–8 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 able to host your pet up waterfalls. Bring a muzzle (you shouldn't need be told to bring a leash).
SKILL LEVEL is NOT beginner friendly. No whiners!
TERRAIN is off-terrain with high desert brush, with some rock scrambling.Please bring appropriate gear.
WEATHER may be windy,
AFTERWARDS we may get lunch; unknown where. Please bring cash.
MEET for carpool at:
- Las Cruces: 7:30 am, east of NMSU's Pan Am Center. See map (OpenStreetMap or Google Maps).
- El Paso: 7:00 am, I-10 and Transmountain Road Shell. Meet and park at the gravel parking lot to the west of the gas station. See map (OpenStreetMap or Google Maps). Note: your organizer is not meeting here, please self-organize!
- Mesquite exit 151 on Interstate 10, on east side of freeway at 7:40 am.
- Mossman Arroyo Trailhead: ~8 am.