Events

Peak Fitness Challenge - North Franklin Peak

January 23, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
1331 McKelligon Canyon Road El Paso, TX 79930

Venue:
Franklin Mountains State Park / Tom Mays Unit Park
Admission:
$8.00 per person/$3.00 for pass holders/Free for Children 12 and under
Website:
http://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/franklin-mountains/peak-fitness-challenge-north-franklin-peak-1
Contact Phone Number:
Must have reservation to participate. Please Call: (915) 566-6441

N. Franklin Peak is the highest peak in the park at 7,192 feet in elevation; with over 2,000 feet in elevation gain from the trailhead to the top, you’re sure to get your heart pumping and calories burning on this amazing trek!

Meet at Tom Mays Unit – West Cottonwood Springs trailhead

Trail Difficulty: Strenuous/Difficult. Begin with a gradual incline over scree, or rubble, proving to be challenging for some; then transition to a steady climb over loose rubble/rocks. Continue to meander across the ridgeline to the highest peak in the park, North Franklin Peak! Bring your camera, the views are unbelievable with a 360 perspective of our region –with views of Mexico, the City of El Paso, and into New Mexico.

Bring: Water, snacks, sturdy hiking shoes/boots, flashlight/headlamp for darkness in the morning, hiking stick, camera, binoculars, a map and dogs are welcome on leashes!


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