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My name is Bruce Marshall, I’ve been a member off and on since about 1991

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OKLAHOMA

Black Mesa

4,975 feet (NAVD88)

 

WHO - Competent Hikers.

 

WHAT - Height Rank # 23

          Difficulty Rank # 17

 

DIFFICULTY # Level 1 - Moderate hiking.

WHEN - Optimum Time - dawn to dusk.

WHERE - Latitude - 37 deg. 05 sec. N   

              Longitude - 103 deg. 21 min. W

7 mi. from the Colorado Border & 3 mi. from the New Mexico Border in the Oklahoma Panhandle, in the Black Mesa Nature Preserve near Kenton, OK.

Wikipedia Link - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Mesa_(Oklahoma)

 

 

WHY - GET INVOLVED WITH APEXCHALLENGE 2019

Less Crowded than National Parks

A compelling Bucket List item

Other things to see in the Vicinity -

Always Leave the HP better than it was found.

 

For some people:

 

APEX ACHIEVEMENTS ARE ARDUOUS ADVENTURES

 

For most people:

 

SUMMITS ARE SPECIAL SERENE & SERENDIPITOUS SPOTS TO SURVEY SURROUNDINGS

 

HOW - No specialized gear required.

 

COMMENTS: Watch out for Rattle Snakes, take plenty of water & not recommended for young children.