Hike the Ranger Peak and Directissimo Trails

    Rate this Adventure 2.6 miles 1230 ft gain  - Out-and-Back Trail

    Added by Jean-Claude Linossi

    Aerial tramway ride and several trails on the top with great views of El Paso, New Mexico and Mexico.

    Take the Aerial Tramway up to the top. The ride up is short but scenic. Once on the platform, hike the Ranger Peak Trail which affords you good views of the El Paso area and the Franklin Mountains. Return to the parking lot below via the Directissimo trail, which is a rather steep and difficult trail. I figured it would be an easier down than up. Very good views along the way.

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