First Day Hike - Peak Fitness Challenge
C’mon over, work up a sweat and burn some calories, take in the splendors of the Franklin Mountains State Park, and start your New Year’s Resolutions off on the right hiking foot! If you have a dog and a leash, bring your pooch, too.
Jan 01, 2014
from 10:00 AM to 01:30 PM
|Where||Franklin Mountains State Park|
|Contact Name||Adrianna Weickhardt|
|Contact Phone||(915) 566-6441|
•When: Wednesday, January 1, 2014
•Time: 10:00 a.m.
•Where: Tom Mays Unit
•Trail: Mundy’s Gap Trail
•Length: 3.5 miles roundtrip/2.5 – 3.5 hours (depending on group pace)
•Difficulty: Moderate-difficult. Begin with a gradual incline over scree, or rubble, proving to be challenging for some; the trail transitions to well maintained terrain with a continuous, yet gradual incline, to the top at Mundy’s Gap. Elevation gain of 1,000 feet.
•What to bring: Day pack, water, snacks, sturdy hiking shoes/boots, hiking stick, camera, binoculars, a map and dogs are welcome on leashes!
•Cost: Just a $5.00 entrance fee (free for TSPP holders)