Learn about Franklin Mountains faulting and strata, the formation of the Hueco and Mesilla Bolsons, the Cristo Rey plutons and the Sierra de Juarez folding and faulting. Start with a 20-minutes moderate hike, followed by a tram ride to the top of the south Franklin Mountains ridge. Discuss and view regional geology from the tram overlook. Optional strenuous and steep hike up/down the Directissimo Trail for avid, experienced hikers only. Bring water (at least one liter), hiking or running shoes, hat, a pen and pad.
Meet at Wyler Aerial Tramway via McKinley and Alabama. MAP
Limit: 10 Persons. Contact Rob Rohrbaugh, firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text 925-395-7693 for reservations.