Posts tagged ‘santa fe national forest’

Quick Pic: Stewart Lake ~ Pecos Wilderness ~ Cowles, New Mexico, USA

Got a pretty good pic of Marty and I at Stewart Lake on this past Friday’s hike (Elevation: 10,300 Feet). Read more…

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Backpacking: San Pedro Parks Wilderness ~ Cuba, New Mexico, USA

Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Overnight backing trip to the San Pedro Parks Wilderness (SPPW) near Cuba, New Mexico. Hiked three trails: the Vacas Trail (#51), Damian Trail (#436), and the Palomas Trail (#50).

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Day Hike: Aspen Vista ~ Sangre de Cristo Mountains ~ Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

With the onset of Fall, we drove up to Santa Fe to do the Aspen Vista hike and check out the color change. Apparently, everyone else had the very same idea because the place was packed with cars and people — even at 0930 on a Wednesday morning! 🙂

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Day Hike: Las Conchas Trail ~ Santa Fe National Forest ~ New Mexico, USA

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

After hiking the Coyote Call Trail, we headed south on Hwy. 4 to hike the Las Conchas Trail before returning to ABQ. Due to road construction, only one lane was open near the trail head, so we had to wait for the “Follow Me” truck to come back. Once we arrived at the trail head, we simply dropped out of the “Follow Me” line of cars, drove across the road construction, and parked.

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Day Hike: Coyote Call Trail ~ Valles Caldera National Preserve ~ New Mexico, USA

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Drove up to the Valles Caldera for the first of two short hikes today. Highway 4 is a scenic, and usually pleasant, drive, unless you get behind a slow-moving construction vehicle, like we did.  We were forced to crawl along behind that vehicle all the way up, and into, Jemez Springs where we encountered road construction, which is where the construction vehicle was headed. Should have known! After getting past all that, we made pretty good time until we encountered even more road construction in the area around the Las Conchas Trail Head. Seemed like it took forever to get up to the Valles Caldera and the Coyote Call Trail Head

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Day Hike: Winsor Trail to Nambe Lake ~ Sangre de Cristo Mountains ~ Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

July 25, 2013

Group hike with the ASCHG.

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Exploratory Hike: Cebolla Canyon ~ Jemez Mountains ~ New Mexico, USA

May 31, 2013

The ASCHG does an Oat/Hay Canyons Loop Hike in the Jemez Mountains at least once or twice during the season. The track for that hike leads up Oat Canyon and down Hay Canyon. Near the entrance to Hay Canyon, the track moves up along the bluffs, above and north of the entrance to Hay Canyon, and there is a rather steep descent from those bluffs in order to get down to the Cebolla Rio. An exploratory hike was setup by some of the ASCHG hike coordinators to scout the area for a safer passage and I was invited to tag along. Since I had never hiked that area before, I was all in. 🙂

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