Msgr. Costa, founder of the Cristo Rey project
About 2.5 miles from gate to summit
Stations of the Cross line the trail....
Some of which have been used for target practice
Altar along the way
Sheesh! Get some color on those legs!
Rio Grande and Sunland Park NM in the foreground, Franklin Mts and the West side of EP in the background
Many carried crosses or made the hike barefoot.
A few of the 10k+ hikers expected today. Pretty desolate landscape around here, but the Rio Grande runs right along the base.
Sunland Park NM on the right, Anapra colonia Chihuahua Mexico on the left, and the newly constructed 10ft tall border fence between them going into the distance.
Pistol Pete's got nothing on this guy