This is a strenuous, high elevation gain, steep, 5.5 hours hike over difficult terrain including loose rock (scree). Do not attempt this hike unless you are in good physical condition. This is a free hike. Drink before the hike and bring plenty of water and/or sport drink or similar. Hiking sticks, hat, gloves, snack and camera are optional. Meet where N. Stanton dead ends at the 1,000 Steps Trail. For more information including a map and contacting Karl Putnam, visit El Paso Hiking Group, www.meetup.com/El-Paso-Hiking/.