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Del Agua Hike – 03/22/2015

Total Distance:  5.13 miles Elevation: start  5,948 ft, maximum  7,168 ft,  minimum  5,948 ft Gross gain:  1,222 ft.  Aggregate ups & downs:  ascending  1,855 ft, descending  1,855 ft Maximum slope: 37% ascending, 41% descending, 10.4% average Duration: 4:48 GPS .KML files … Continue reading

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Cienega Canyon Hike – 04/19/2015

  Total Distance:  7.22 miles Elevation: start  7,235 ft, maximum  9,229 ft,  minimum  7,235 ft Gross gain:  1,224 ft.  Aggregate ups & downs:  ascending  2,716 ft, descending  2,717 ft Maximum slope: 50% ascending, 46% descending, 13.5% average Duration: 4:49 GPS … Continue reading

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Stable Mesa and Kiva Ruins Hike – 05/03/2015

This was our first foray into visiting Pueblo ruins in the Jemez Mountains based on a report from ondafringe, “Day Hike: Stable Mesa to Kiva Ruins“.   The drive to our trailhead was up NM 4 from San Ysidro, left onto … Continue reading

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Etla Valley Hike (Oaxaca) – 01/12/2018

The Lending Library in Oaxaca arranges for numerous hikes throughout the year. Jay and I joined a group for a hike in the Etla Valley, northwest from Oaxaca City.  They provided vans from the City for a group of about … Continue reading

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Latuvi Hike (Oaxaca) – 01/10/2018

Pat & I taveled to Oaxaca, MX, planning to spend three and half weeks, two weeks in Oaxaca City then a week in Puerto Escondido; Jay joined us for the first week and a half.  We arranged with a friend … Continue reading

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Hoodoo Pines Hike – 12/17/2017

‘Tis winter’s colder weather, so ’tis time to return to the Ojito Wilderness; we chose to start this year by returning to Hoodoo Pines.  The terrain makes for easy hiking and the geology is mesmerizing.  At times we followed the … Continue reading

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Sandy Bottom Canyon Hike – 12/10/2017

Wishing to have a short day, we chose to stay close to home.  Looking for territory on the north end of the Sandia Mountains that we haven’t already hiked (near Placitas), I used  Google Earth to identify a canyon that … 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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