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Hiking West Texas Mountains and Canyons - Waitlist Only

Saturday, October 16, 2021 to Sunday, October 24, 2021
Home2 Suites by Hilton, El Paso; Comfort Inn by Choice Hotels, Carlsbad; Hampton Inn & Suites-We
Rebecca V Gilman
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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.

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.
Payment Schedule
Initial Payment: $ 800.00
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Regular Package - Land Only
Single Supplement

Trip is Full! Get on the Waitlist, today!

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 and 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 Guadalupe Mountains during day 4, then to the caverns on day 5 or to Roswell NM for UFO sightings museum. Day 6 drive to Amarillo where we will hike or horseback ride the Palo Duro Canyon (2nd largest in US after Grand Canyon) for 2 days and visit Canyon TX. Hiking, horseback rides, birding, dark skies – all available on this trip, along with great food and prickly pear margaritas!

Click here for the detailed Itinerary.


See for Guadalupe Mountains National Park and Carlsbad Caverns National Park

See for Franklin Mountains State ParkHueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site, and Palo Duro Canyon State Park

Activities include hiking, horseback rides, birding (spring migration), city visits to markets, museums, maybe a fiesta!  A detailed itinerary will be available here soon. 

What IS Included in the registration fee: 

It includes double occupancy in hotels including breakfast, rental of 3 Dodge Caravans (5 persons to a vehicle) and 1 SUV (4 to a vehicle) with gas and insurance, wine/cheese/margaritas party.It also includes fees for guides in Carlsbad Caverns and Hueco Tanks. 

NoteBring your National Parks card for entry into national parks if you have one.

What IS NOT Included in the registration fee: 

It does not include airfare, I suggest early flights from Chicago – Southwest, American, United approximately $400-$450 to arrive before Noon in El Paso and return from Amarillo. The registration fee does not include lunches and dinners as well as some park fees.

COVID-19 Requirements: In accordance with the new LSSC COVID-19 Overnight Trip Vaccination policy, full vaccination is required and masks should be worn in indoor and crowded outdoor venues.

Package and Option Cost:

Regular Package (Land-only, no airfare): 

    Members: $1,100.

Single Supplement Option:
    Members: $581.

Payment Schedule: Payment in due as follows:
.   Due at Registration: $800.
    Due on 8/15,/2021:  $300. (or the remainder)

Registration Closes:
 September 1, 2021  

Rebecca Gilman(Leader) 

    Phone: 312-952-2993

NOTE: If you are not a member, Join for $35 and get the member price for this great trip! Become a member here.


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