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162 mi 261 km of trail 5 Recommended Routes

Gems 3 Gems Easy Trails 20 Trails Intermediate Trails 97 Trails Hard Trails 21 Trails
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gem Favorite About as tough as it gets along a trail, the climbing segments on Ron Coleman are fairly easy by bouldering standards, maybe a v1. There are plenty of good holds and a chain to help out.

The Window

(4) El Paso, TX
gem Favorite Nearly half of the Ron Coleman Trail's distance is spent descending back into Fusselman Canyon, which it follows all the way from North Franklin Peak. From up here, the hills of the Lost Dog area (upper left) don't look so tall.

Mammoth Rock

(5) El Paso, TX
gem Favorite View looking north on Anthony Gap Trail before arriving at cave.

Anthony Gap Cave

(4) Anthony, TX

Recommended Routes in El Paso - 4

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Favorite About as tough as it gets along a trail, the climbing segments on Ron Coleman are fairly easy by bouldering standards, maybe a v1. There are plenty of good holds and a chain to help out.
Difficult

Ron Coleman Trail

3.4 mi 5.5 km 1,715' Up 522.82 m Up 1,435' Down 437.31 m Down

El Paso, TX
Favorite Glandularia and Franklin Mountains
Intermediate/Difficult

Tour de Lost Dog

14.1 mi 22.7 km 1,900' Up 579.2 m Up 1,900' Down 579.14 m Down

Canutillo, TX
Favorite Almost there.
Intermediate

Mount Cristo Rey

4.6 mi 7.4 km 630' Up 191.94 m Up 629' Down 191.79 m Down

Sunland…, NM
Favorite The view along Lower Sunset's cliffside trail. The Florida Mountains are visible in the distance.
Intermediate/Difficult

Sunset Loop

8.3 mi 13.4 km 1,523' Up 464.15 m Up 1,489' Down 453.87 m Down

El Paso, TX

Trails in El Paso - 133

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2.8 mi 4.5 km #1Playa Drain Trail
Easy
Fort Bliss, TX
Easy
Fort Bliss, TX
1.9 mi 3.0 km #2North Franklin Peak
Difficult
Canutillo, TX
Difficult
Canutillo, TX
0.6 mi 0.9 km #3North Franklin Ridgeline
Difficult
Canutillo, TX
Difficult
Canutillo, TX
2.6 mi 4.2 km #4Three Hills Loop Trail
Intermediate
Canutillo, TX
Intermediate
Canutillo, TX
1.1 mi 1.7 km #5Vertigo Ridge
Intermediate/Difficult
El Paso, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
El Paso, TX
3.5 mi 5.6 km #6Mundy's Gap
Intermediate
Westway, TX
Intermediate
Westway, TX
0.6 mi 1.0 km #7Aztec Caves
Intermediate/Difficult
Westway, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
Westway, TX
5.8 mi 9.4 km #8Lower Sunset
Difficult
Canutillo, TX
Difficult
Canutillo, TX
0.9 mi 1.4 km #9Transmountain Summit
Difficult
Canutillo, TX
Difficult
Canutillo, TX
1.4 mi 2.2 km #10Upper Sunset
Intermediate/Difficult
Westway, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
Westway, TX
2.1 mi 3.5 km #11Scenic Road
Intermediate/Difficult
Westway, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
Westway, TX
2.0 mi 3.2 km #12Sotol Forest
Intermediate/Difficult
Westway, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
Westway, TX
1.1 mi 1.8 km #13Broke Back
Difficult
Canutillo, TX
Difficult
Canutillo, TX
2.8 mi 4.5 km #14Antler Run
Intermediate
Westway, TX
Intermediate
Westway, TX
2.2 mi 3.5 km #15Newman Trail
Intermediate
Westway, TX
Intermediate
Westway, TX
1.9 mi 3.1 km #16Crazy Cat
Intermediate/Difficult
El Paso, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
El Paso, TX
0.5 mi 0.8 km #17B-36 Crash Site Trail
Very Difficult
El Paso, TX
Very Difficult
El Paso, TX
1.5 mi 2.4 km #18Thousand Steps Trail
Difficult
El Paso, TX
Difficult
El Paso, TX
0.2 mi 0.2 km #19Anthony Gap Cave Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Anthony, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
Anthony, TX
0.9 mi 1.4 km #20Ranger Peak Loop
Difficult
El Paso, TX
Difficult
El Paso, TX

Photos of El Paso - 383

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About as tough as it gets along a trail, the climbing segments on Ron Coleman are fairly easy by bouldering standards, maybe a v1. There are plenty of good holds and a chain to help out.
Mar 23, 2016 near El Paso, TX
Glandularia and Franklin Mountains
Mar 27, 2019 near Canutillo, TX
Notice the blue dot just right of the path? That's what you'll be looking for along Ron Coleman Trail.
Mar 23, 2016 near El Paso, TX
A panoramic view from the top of Directissimo. Ranger Peak Loop continues ahead towards the top of the Wyler Aerial Tramway, in the center of the picture. The southern suburbs of El Paso are visible beyond the mountains. Ciudad Juarez and the Sierra Madre range extend off into the distance.
Mar 23, 2016 near El Paso, TX
In case you get confused about how to get to Mammoth Rock, you go up.
Mar 23, 2016 near El Paso, TX
Nearly half of the Ron Coleman Trail's distance is spent descending back into Fusselman Canyon, which it follows all the way from North Franklin Peak. From up here, the hills of the Lost Dog area (upper left) don't look so tall.
Mar 23, 2016 near El Paso, TX
View of Cardiac Hill and barrel cactus
Mar 6, 2020 near Canutillo, TX
View looking north on Anthony Gap Trail before arriving at cave.
Jan 12, 2019 near Anthony, TX