Category Archives: Ojito

Las Milpas Hike – 03/19/2017

In reviewing tracks I’d collected from others, I stumbled on this hike for ASCHG.  Since weather continues to be cool enough to explore further the Ojito Wilderness, we set Las Milpas as our hike for the day.  Of particular interest … Continue reading

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White Mesa Bike Trails Hike – 03/09/2017

A beautiful spring day in the Land of Enchantment:  70 degrees, light breeze, lots of sunshine.  Great day for Pat and me to head out for a hike, to the nearby White Mesa Bike Trails. We hiked the less precipitous … Continue reading

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Arroyo Bernalillito & Petrified Woodpile Hike – 02/26/2017

Returned again to the western area of the Ojito Wilderness, out Cabezon Road to the gas line pumping station, then right on Pipeline Road for about 2.4 miles.  This took us past the two-track turnoff at the corral (see Mesita … Continue reading

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Ojito Mesa/Southeast Hike – 02/19/2017

Today we explored another of the areas we thought would be interesting on the mesa south of Cabezon Road (see Ojito Mesa/South Hike).  Leaving the road on a two-track, we proceeded on somewhat rough terrain until prudence said “far enough”.  Then … Continue reading

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Woodpile at Mesita de Ricardo Hike – 02/17/2017

I have looked forward to going with Pat into the Ojito Wilderness.  For our first visit I chose to return to the Mesita de Ricardo hike on which Jay and I came across a collection of petrified wood.  The day … Continue reading

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Ojito Mesa/South Hike – 02/05/2017

Having exhausted the hiking tracks from others, we’re setting off on our own in the Ojito Wilderness area.  This time we explored a prominent mesa south of Cabezon Road and the boundary of the Wilderness.  Using an exploration via Google Earth,we … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Dig Hike – 01/29/2017

Another beautiful day in the amazing Ojito Wilderness.  Temperature was a bit chilly leaving the car, 38 F, with just enough breeze to make us bundle up with gloves and ear coverings.  As always happens here in the Mountain West, … Continue reading

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Hoodoo Pines Hike – 01/08/2017

A sunny but a bit chilly day, with Jay and his friend Riha. The Ojito Wilderness is great for winter-time hiking, too hot in the summer. We think we are heading towards the Dinosaur Dig but found ourselves going past … Continue reading

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Bernalillito Mesa Top Hike – 12/11/2016

Jay and I returned to the Ojito Wilderness; it is such an interesting place, not so far from home, and this is the best time of year to hike thereabouts.  We chose the ASCHG hike, Bernalillito Mesa Loop Hike.  We found … Continue reading

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Mesita de Ricardo Hike – 12/04/2016

It was a bit chilly in 10-15 knot winds starting out on this hike.  We’d come out Cabezon Road to Pipeline Road, to explore this route into the Rio Puerco valley.  The road from US 550 is well traveled dirt, … Continue reading

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