As of May 14th, the route is now unblocked but the fire continues. Rally is still on!
8:30 El Paso Meet at Starbucks l-10 @ Redd Road (Exit 9)
9:30 Depart for Las Cruces. Meet up at K-Mart Bataan Hwy (US 70 ) @ I-25
10:15 Depart for Gas Station/RV Park at Caballo Lake, 1/2 Mile East of I-25 on NM 152.
11:00 Depart for Hillsboro. Meet at Rest Area in center of town on NM 152
From Hillsboro follow 152 through Kingston, over Emory Pass thru San Lorenzo to Hwy 180 into Silver City.
LUNCH BREAK in Silver City — Departure time to be announced on arrival.
SILVER CITY MEET UP at Gough Park, Pope Street (Hwy 180) @ 12th St
Depart Gough park on US 180 to NM 15 (turn at McDonalds) North, around Lake Roberts clockwise to NM 35 . Right turn South on 35 to Mimbres , turn left on 152 one mile. Turn right on HWY 61 south approx 24 miles to City of Rocks, then one more mile to
FAYWOOD HOT SPRINGS. http://faywood.com/index.php/bathing-camping-and-lodging
Usual day use rate is 12.50 per person. Gila Rally special discount rate 8.00. Showers and dressing room facilities available. Large community pool and others available. Bring towels and swimsuits, if desired. Clothing optional sections also available.
From Faywood Hot Springs, continue south on HWY 61 2 miles to US 180. Turn left. It is appox 25 miles on US Hwy 180 to Deming. Turn Left in Deming onto I-10, about 90 miles back to El Paso.
Contact Ken Kenyon 915 490-6672 or Vince Diaz 915 929-3042
Note: Route subject to change due to fire near Pinos Altos on HWY 15 on May 11, 2014.