Frequently Asked Questions

Will you organize a shuttle to Crazy Cook this year again?
Yes! Every year

Will it go every day?
Yes! From April 15th to May 5th

When will the sales begin?
Check Start Date availability here

Whats the best way would be to get myself to Crazy Cook?
Take a flight into Tuscon and a bus to the Lordsburg McDonalds

What is the closest town to Crazy Cook?
Hachita, New Mexico

How far is it from Lordsburg to Hachita?
About a 45 minute drive

Is it possible for me to change my start date?
Yes and depending on availability.

Do you send an email confirmation for my reservation?
Paypal will send you a payment confirmation

Do I have to stock my own water in the caches?
We work with the CDTC to keep all the water caches to Lordsburg stocked.

Is the New Mexico Recreational Access permit included as part of the shuttle?
Unfortunately, it is not included as part of our shuttle, nor the CDTC’s.

If I reserve April 15th as my start date, do you pick me up on April 14th?
Yes! We pick you up the night before at 6pm MST at the Lordsburg McDonalds

Do you run a shuttle for southbound hikers in October?
Not yet. Though, we have plans for that in the future.

How far in advance do I need to make my reservations?
Two weeks in advance. We do take walk-ins, depending on availability

Where and when does the shuttle pick me up?
The Lordsburg McDonalds at 6pm, the night before your start date

How long is the drive?
Lordsburg to Hachita takes approximately 45 minutes
Hachita to the border takes approximately 3 hours

How many hikers are in each shuttle?
Just eight. No pets.

What if I have to cancel at the last minute?
We require at least two weeks notice in order to issue a refund.
All refunds will be issued a $3 PayPal fee.

Do you sell fuel canisters?
Yes! Contact us and let us know you need one.

Can you accept a resupply parcel?
The Hachita Post Office can help you with that.

I got a PayPal payment confirmation, am I all good?
Yes! You are good to go. See you down there!

Do I need to pay additional money elsewhere for my water as well?
You do not have to pay extra for water if you are taking one of our shuttles.

What services are in Hachita?
A gas station, a small general store, a post office, and a community center

What services are in Lordsburg?
Econolodge, Family Dollar, Dollar General, Saucedo’s Grocery Store (Closed Sunday), Liquor Store, McDonalds, Kranberries Restaurant, Greyhound Stop, Amtrak Stop, and a few Gas Stations.

Does the shuttle pick me up the night before I start on the trail?
Yes! We pick you up at 6pm on the night before at the Lordsburg McDonalds.