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Hiking West Texas Mountains and Canyons

When:
Saturday, April 18, 2020 to Sunday, April 26, 2020
Where:
Home2 Suites by Hilton, El Paso; Days Inn by Wyndham, Carlsbad; Hampton Inn & Suites-West, Amari
TX  
Contact(s):
Rebecca Gilman
Category:
Members Only Trips and Events
Registration is required before Sunday, March 15, 2020
Payment In Advance Only
Cancellation Policy:
Cancellation Procedures
The confirmation e-mail states the cancellation policy for that event. Unless otherwise stated in the announcement and the confirmation letter, confirmed reservations can be cancelled at no penalty until 21 days after opening date. Subsequent cancellations will be charged up to the full trip price, as determined by the appropriate trip or activity director, depending on the loss incurred by LSSC. The minimum cancellation penalty will be $20 for weekend trips and $30 for major trips. The minimum cancellation penalty will be $10 for one-day trips, events or activities. No shows will be charged up to the full trip or event price, as determined by the appropriate trip or activity director, depending on the loss incurred by LSSC.

Contingencies
LSSC will not be liable for cancellation/delay of air or ground transportation due to strikes, labor disputes, weather, government actions, or other cause beyond its control. LSSC reserves the right to change mode of transportation or schedules, and participant hereby releases any claims against LSSC regarding cancellation/schedule change.
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Regular Package - Land Only
Single Supplement

 


Fly to El Paso TX and enjoy the city for 2 days, with visits to Artists and Farmers Market, Museum of Art and hiking in the Franklin Mountains or Hueco Tanks State Park, home to significant Native American pictographs. Day 3 drive to Guadalupe Mountains and hike half a day before reaching Carlsbad, NM.  Head back to Guadalupes during day 4, then to the caverns on day 5 or to Roswell NM for UFO sightings. Day 6 drive to Amarillo where we will hike or horseback ride the Palo Duro Canyon (2nd largest in US after Grand Canyon) and visit Canyon TX. Hiking, horseback rides, birding, dark skies – all available on this trip, along with great food and prickly pear margaritas!

  

 

See NPS.gov for Guadalupe Mountains and Carlsbad Caverns

See Texas.gov for Franklin Mountains State Park, Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site, and Palo Duro Canyon State Park


Note: Bring your National Parks card for entry into National Parks

A detailed itinerary is available here...

What IS NOT Included in the registration fee: 

We suggest booking early flights one-way from Chicago (Southwest, American, United approximately $400-$450) to arrive before Noon in El Paso, Then book your one-way return flight from Amarillo, not El Paso. The registration fee does not include lunches and dinners as well as some park fees.

What IS Included in the registration fee: 

Our ground transportation will be rental of 4 Dodge Caravans (5 persons to a vehicle) with gas and insurance included in the registration fees.
Lodging will be double occupancy in hotels including breakfast.And we’ll have a wine/cheese/margaritas party. The price includes fees for guides in Carlsbad Caverns and Hueco Tanks parks.


Package and Option Cost:


Regular Package (Land-only, no airfare): 

    Members: $1,200.

Single Supplement Option:
    Members: $616.

Payment Schedule: Payment in advance is due as follows:. 
   Payment 1: $500 due 11/15/2019,
   Payment 2: $700 due 2/15/2020.


Contact
Rebecca Gilman(Leader)  TBD (Assistant)

    Email Becky1040@aol.com
    Phone: 312-952-2993



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