This area has the most fascinating geology – rock formations, soil types, and an occasional piece of petrified wood. Just wandering around, we found so many interesting feats of Mother Nature.
Total Distance: 3.24 miles
Elevation: start 6,906 ft, maximum 7,061 ft, minimum 6,905 ft
Gross gain: 156 ft. Aggregate ups & downs: ascending 519 ft, descending 519 ft
Maximum slope: 35% ascending, 35% descending, 4.7% average
GPS .KML files for Google Earth: Mesa de Cuba Hike.Vince.2015-03-27
I urge you to explore our hiking tracks with Google Earth. With the virtual 3-dimensional presentation, achieved by panning and tilting the view, you can get a much better idea of the hikes and terrain than you can get from the 2-dimensional screenshot above. For assistance: Using Google Earth Track Files.
For more hikes, and links for this one, visit our Journal – Hiking in New Mexico