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Ortega Canyon South


This Class II Canyoneering outing includes scrambling and minor climbing along with a variety of off trail bushwhacks. This time I intend to explore the upper third section, an area we have yet to enter... for good reason; it may be too overgrown. Still, the lower two sections will be as nice as ever and I'll take my time checking out the cliffs in the exploratory upper region.

Elevation Gain: 3,000' +
MIleage: 8 miles... more if we add in Ortega Peak

To carpool from Las Cruces: 7:00am at KMart on Del Rey by I25 and I70.
Firestation, East End of 10th Street
0000 10th Street · Alamogordo, NM
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