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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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Fourth of July Hike – 11/17/2017

‘Tis our plan on our visits to the cabin at El Cerrito to take out a day during our stay and hike in the Manzanos.  On this trip we headed to the Fourth of July Campground and chose the Fourth … 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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Boletsakwa Hike – 07/01/2015

I’m posting this report -long- after we made this hike.  It may have been our first visit to Boletsakwa Ruins. Total Distance:  2.80 miles Elevation: start 7,218 ft, maximum 7,305 ft,  minimum 7,131 ft Gross gain: 174 ft.  Aggregate ups … Continue reading

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Bear Canyon Hike – 10/17/2017

After the drive up San Antonio Canyon through the glowing cottonwoods and hiking among  the golden aspen in Barleycito and Barley canyons this past Sunday with Jay, Pat & I returned while the colors were still bright.  We were not … Continue reading

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