Alamo Canyon
The long pipe that you see hugging the side of the canyon, and the pipe bridge supports, date from a much earlier era, when the water for Alamogordo came from far up the canyon

Hiking companion, Janet Cooper, long-term Alamogordo resident

End of the line. It could have been gotten around, but considering our current fatigue level, and the distance to go back, it made a good turning around point