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South Peak via Whitewash
July 24 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
1. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ARE PHYSICALLY FIT TO DO THE HIKE IN THE ALLOTED TIME. Avg pace 2.5 miles per hour. 2 going up and 3 going down. If you go down at the same pace as going up you probably should not do this hike
2. Please cancel as soon as your plans change (even if on the wait list). NO SHOWS ARE UNACCEPTABLE and you will be flagged as a no show and may not be allowed on future hikes with continued no-shows
3. WAITLIST, it is first come first serve for who’s up next if someone drops and you should get an email letting you know when a spot opens up. People drop often. If you decide to give up on the wait list please change your RSVP so the next person up has a chance to go.
Hike: Meet Embudo trailhead parking lot (see pinned map), we will hike up Whitewash (pretty steep) and meet up with Embudito to head to South Peak and stop for lunch. Will come back down Embudito/Three Gun/Embudo back to parking lot . (About 12 miles and 3800 ft elevation gain)
Departure Time: 7:00 am (please be prompt because we will leave by 7:05am).. Cancel as soon as your plans change. If on waitlist chances are things will open up
• Plenty of WATER, snack, hiking poles recommended
Who Should Attend: Physically capable of doing at times steep terrain and long distance at avg pace of 2.5 miles per hour
Dogs: Dog friendly dogs allowed, I will have my dog. let me know if bringing a dog in the messages
COVID-19 Notice: By attending this hike, you understand that the COVID-19 virus has a long incubation period during which carriers of the virus may not show symptoms and it is highly contagious. If you contract the virus, The ABQ Hiking and Outdoor group is not liable. If you have a fever, shortness of breath, a dry cough, a sore throat, headache, loss of taste or smell or other flu-like symptoms, please do not attend this hike and call the NM Coronavirus Hotline at[masked].
Weather Notice: If inclement weather looks imminent, please check this site 45 minutes prior to start time. Heat does not stop this hike