Category Archives: Jemez

Fr 10, FR 136 Hike & Tree Cutting – 12/05/2017

This was a combination trip – explore a Forest Road that has been on our to-do list (FR 10) and take advantage of the Forest Service’s permission to cut a Christmas tree.  We first stopped by the Forest Service Ranger … Continue reading

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Trail Canyon Hike – 12/03/2017

Having explored most of the canyons of of FR 144 and the lower portion of NM 126 above the Fish Hatchery, we set out to explore hiking off of FR 376. A couple of opportunities came to light by casting … Continue reading

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Road Canyon-Valles Caldera – 11/19/2017

After such a great hike in Valles Caldera at the upper end of San Antonio Canyon (FR144, San Antonio Canyon, North), I sketched out another track to explore further north on this western edge of the Caldera.  We proceeded further … Continue reading

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FR144 – San Antonio Canyon North Hike – 11/12/2017

On this day, we set out to explore FR 144 beyond our previous furthest hike, Pony Canyon. Specifically, we chose a route down into San Antonio Canyon, following a two-track depicted on the Topo maps. We didn’t know what to … Continue reading

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McCauley Warm Springs Hike – 11/10/2017

This seems to be a popular destination, although most people get to the falls on the East Fork Jemez Trail from the Battleship Rock trailhead on NM 4.  We chose instead to start at the Jemez Falls Campground trailhead. The … Continue reading

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Paliza Canyon Hike – 11/09/2017

For our hike on the second day of our stay in the Jemez Mountains, after breakfast at the Hwy4 Cafe in Jemez Springs we returned to Paliza Canyon, to hike up the Canyon as far as was reasonable.  We’ve hiked … Continue reading

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Jemez Falls Hike – 11/08/2017

This hike is on our first day of a 3-day trip to do some hiking in the Jemez Mountains.  Having just a half a day, after driving from Albuquerque and getting the R-Pod set up at the Vista Linda campground, … Continue reading

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Peralta Ridge Hike – 10/29/2017

Pat and I went looking for new places.  We have visited Paliza Canyon many times, visiting Goblin Colony and Boletsakwa & Kiatsukwa Ruins.  We have been curious about a  forest road, FR 266, that heads east off of FR 10 … Continue reading

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Bales Seep Expedition – 05/18/2015

Catching up on some old hikes/expditions: this an expedition to Bales Seep with Lanny and Linda.  We went looking for fossils on a shallow hillside above a nice meadow fed by a spring “seep”.  We easily found numerous brachiopods and … Continue reading

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Cebolla Canyon Hike – 10/23/2017

Cebolla Canyon, the site of my first foray into the Jemez Mountains, with Jay in 2014. And subsequently on the Oat-Hay Canyons hike.  It is a beautiful canyon with the Rio Cebolla stream running through it.  ‘Tis a perfect setting … Continue reading

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