White Sands National Monument
The Organ Mountains rise between Las Cruces and White Sands National Monument:
Our last training hike (7 miles) before the 2012 Bataan Memorial Death March:
Sierra Blanca rises to 11,981ft. above the sand dunes. After talking to a family from Albuquerque, we learned that Ski Apache on the slopes of Sierra Blanca Peak offers skiing for the disabled. Look for pictures of Kellisa snow skiing next year...
Kellisa is all smiles after our hike as we drive back to the hotel: