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Day Hike: South Piedra Lisa Trail ~ Sandia Mountains ~ Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Friday, May 13, 2016
Friday, May 27, 2016

Hiked the South Piedra Lisa Trail — twice — so the video will be a compilation of those two hikes. Since doing this hike, I read that the new, lower section of the trail was completed in March, 2016. So a big thanks to all the volunteers who worked to make this happen. The new section is much more enjoyable than hiking up the gravel road. However, on the first hike, we completely missed the signs showing where the new section is located and just walked up the gravel road like we had done some years back. On the second hike, we finally got it right!
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Day Hike: Off Trail Near Lower South Ridge of Waterfall Canyon ~ Sandia Mountains ~ Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Friday, April 10, 2015

Did an off-trail hike this morning with Marty, my hiking buddy. We had originally planned on starting out from the La Luz Trail Head and then hiking up the north ridge of Chimney Canyon, then crossover and hike down the south ridge of Waterfall Canyon to the South Piedra Lisa Trail. However, once we got to the trail head, we decided that might be a bit much for our first off-trail experience, so we decided to do something a little shorter just to get our feet wet.

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Day Hike: Knife Edge of the Shield ~ Sandia Mountains ~ Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

April 25, 2013

Woke up to a very cool morning and things looked a little unsettled at the top of the mountain. It wasn’t enough to stop us, though, so off we went!

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Day Hike: North Piedra Lisa / Del Agua Loop ~ Sandia Mountains ~ New Mexico, USA

Went on a great hike this morning with a good group of people from the ASCHG. Hiked a loop: Up the North Piedra Lisa Trail, then hiked back down the Del Agua Trail, both on the north side of the Sandia Mountains near Albuquerque. Didn’t hike all the way up to to saddle where the North Piedra Lisa Trail meets up with the South Piedra Lisa Trail, but look forward to doing that entire hike, from north to south, at some point in the near future. The Del Agua Trail was a bit more challenging than the Piedra Lisa Trail, as you will see in the pics. There were a couple of minor slips, but no falls, except for the water variety.

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Day Hike: South Piedra Lisa Trail ~ Sandia Mountains ~ New Mexico, USA

Hiked the south part of the Piedra Lisa Trail on March 28, 2010. Elevation at the trail head was about 7,000 feet (2,133m) and at the top it was about 8,300 feet (2,529m). Hike was about 4 miles (6.4km) round trip.

Update: Hiked the South Piedra Lisa Trail again in May, 2016. For a complete hike description, topo map with GPS route, and video… Click Here

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