Interesting area... but need to combine it with a nice bike ride to make for a fuller day. I was out checking on the western route approach to Sierra Blanca; it looks pretty good, so even out of shape, I think I'll give it a try. Still taking a beating from the symptoms... interesting bit of pain.
Ageless Mind... Timeless Body... No Way! Use It and Lose It. Just the way it is...
average hiking speed 2 mph
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.