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Guadalupe Reefer Madness, Caving and Hiking


Have an overnight adventure with Geo-Ventures. Spend Saturday in Carlsbad Caverns and do some wild gypsum caving at the campsite. On Sunday, hike the Guadalupe Mountains reef rocks. Camping equipment required. (Cooking equipment will be provided.) There is a $10 access fee at Carlsbad Caverns and a $5 access fee at GUMO.

MEET: 9 am at the corner of HWY 180 (Montana) & Hueco Tanks rd, in front of the white saucer building (Hueco Mtn Estates)… 15 minutes east of the Loop-375 & Montana intersection. MAP

CARLSBAD CAVERNS: Saturday 2 hour caravan from meet location; 2 hour top to bottom caverns walk ($10 per person)

PARK RANCH CAVING/CAMPSITE: Primitive overnight camping

  • No facilities; some water provided

  • Bring sleep gear, snacks, personal water

  • Optional chili dinner, bagel/oatmeal breakfast and cook gear provided

  • Headlight, spare clothes/shoes, knee pads needed for wet/mud caving for evening caving (1-3 hr options)

GUADALUPE MTNS HIKE: Sunday morning roadside geology & reef section hike; location pending wind conditions (3-4 hrs; $5 per person)

Contact: Rob RohrbaughEPCC Geology: Mission del Paso Geo-Ventures Coordinator925-3957693

Earlier Event: April 15
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