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Kilbourne Hole Volcanic Crater

Peridot Bomb from Kilbourne Hole

Peridot Bomb from Kilbourne Hole

Join Celebration of Our Mountains Board President, Dr. Eric Kappus, and Board Director, Paul Galvan, on a field trip to this famous volcano, which is not only the youngest volcano in the El Paso/Juarez region, it is also where Apollo astronauts trained. It erupted out tons of the August birthstone "peridot" and you can collect the gemstone while you are there! This volcano is unforgettable, and so are the rocks! Meet at Rudy's BBQ on Artcraft at I-10 (MAP) and caravan from there. High clearance vehicles are strongly recommended. The trip is 6-hours long so make sure you have a full tank of gas, plenty of water and snacks, and a hat. Please contact Dr. Kappus to sign up: ekappus@southwestuniversity.edu.

 

 

Earlier Event: October 27
Mount Cristo Rey: Hike Through Time

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