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Student Hike - Copper Canyon

Date: Sat. 16 Sep, 2017 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Duration: 5 Hours
Location: Tech Gym

The Magdalena Mountains are a small jewel of a mountain range just southwest of Scocorro. The ascent up Copper Canyon is gentle at first, but steepens as it approaches the ridgeline. For this particluar outing, we will hike to the remains of an old cabin (about 3 miles) then hike back down to the vehicles making this hike a total of 6 miles round trip. The hike starts at an elevation of about 7,000 feet and the turn around at about 9,000 feet elevation. To sign up for this hike, stop by the gym office or email melissa.begay@nmt.edu. Space is limited. Hikers will leave the gym at 8 a.m.

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