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Waterfall Canyon, Yellow Ridge, etc in South Organ Mountains

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.

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