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Baldy Peak is a 5.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Las Cruces, New Mexico that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and trail running.

Length 5.3 mi Elevation gain 2,860 ft Route type Out & Back

Hiking

Running

Views

Waterfall

Rocky

No shade

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Recordings (23)
Completed (202)
Oscar Nunez
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HikingNo shadeOff trailRockyScramble

There is no doubt this trail is considered hard. Not a trail for beginners as this trail requires lots of stamina. Make sure you take plenty of water specially if doing it in summer as there are no shaded areas. There is no way you can follow the trail map, we kept missing it and there aren't any visible paths that resemble a trail so you'll have to improve as you go. The whole thing took us about 6hrs RT this includes breaks we took. Actual hiking time was little over 4hrs. The view in the top was definitely amazing and if you're lucky youll see lots of wildlife.

Lisa Widmer
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HikingOff trailRockyScramble

We went to do Baldy Peak and walked further to the waterfall. We proceeded to climb to the top of the area, then went from point to point off and on trail. We enjoyed the climbing and scramble as we went towards the waterfall to follow it down. There wasnt much of a way so we scrambled climbing along the sides up and down until we reached the path. Came down Soledad and took a little stroll around tot he starting point Super fun day, and the icing on the cake was the snow.

Holden Mitchell
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RockyScramble

awesome views, before you head into the draw via some scrambles if you head up on the rocks to the left you can see a spring, the draw portion did suck because it's all loose rock. Worth it overall.

Joey LaBuda
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Off trail

The area is great. But if you are trying to follow this exact path that someone previously made then you jump off the trail and basically make your own. I followed it and climbed a land slide for a lot of it. Only went halfway up. Takes two days or very very early start.

Paul Bailey
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Great trail hike and ends in a waterfall luckly it was running when i went!

Josh Hunt
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Josh Hunt
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Daniel Daniel Castillo
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Joshua Tobin
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Josh Hunt
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Tim Brush
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Bart Dilks
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Tim Brush
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Melanie Donnelly
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Mario Valenzuela
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M-Ray Vallejos
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