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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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Barleycito-Barley Canyons Hike – 10/15/2017

We headed to these favorite canyons in the Jemez, hoping to catch the aspen in their full fall color.  And we did.  But on the way, the cottonwood trees in San Antonio canyon, all the way from Jemez Pueblo to … Continue reading

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Pony Canyon Hike – 09/24/2017

We returned to Pony Canyon, having hiked it back in May 2017. We were hoping to catch the aspen in their full fall color – we were early for the ‘show’, but found other plants showing their colors.  Although we … Continue reading

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Lower Pine Hike – 10/01/2017

Today we needed a hike for a short day, closer to ‘home’ than the Jemez or San Pedro Parks.  Opted to hit a trail on the northwest section of the Cedro Peak area of the Sandia Ranger District.  To get … Continue reading

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Noname Hike – 09/17/2017

Returned to Noname Canyon (a name that we have given it, since we can’t find a name on any maps) for a short day.  The trail goes up a narrow canyon with numerous stretches that are quite rocky. It does … Continue reading

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Palomas Trail Hike – 09/10/2017

This is our second foray into the San Pedro Parks Wilderness. ‘Tis quite a drive, to Cuba, then east on NM 126 (10 mi, paved), then left onto FR 70, same as going to San Gregorio Lake.  Continue past the … Continue reading

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Telephone Canyon Mesa Hike – 09/03/2017

This hike was to explore further the canyons and mesas in this northwestern quadrant of the Jemez Mountains.  We started at a bend in NM 126, where we had started the Telephone Canyon Plus hike back in June. We followed … Continue reading

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San Gregorio Hike – 08/20/2017

Before the weather turns colder, and snow comes to the Jemez, and having hiked in all of the canyons off of the Rio Cebolla, we headed to the San Pedro Parks Wilderness. This is a most beautiful area, with higher … Continue reading

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