Tag Archives: Vince

Mesa de Cuba Hike – 03/27/2015

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  … Continue reading

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Tapia Canyon Hike – 11/02/2015

I’m posting this report -long- after we made the hike. But I have good memories, so here goes. Tapia Canyon is way out in the middle of the Rio Puerco valley. From Albuquerque, US 550 to NM 276 (San Louis … Continue reading

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Carlsbad Caverns, White Sands Roadtrip – 04/11-13/2017

‘Tho the BLOG is for hiking, I want to share photos from a recent roadtrip into southeastern New Mexico.  With friends, we visited Lincoln (known for New Mexico’s “Lincoln County Wars”, Billy the Kid story, and Smokey the Bear), Carlsbad … Continue reading

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Tapia Canyon Hike – 05/10/2015

Vince set us on this site for a hike, expecting to see petroglyphs, an arch, and maybe ruins.  He had been stymied on past trips by the road – it crosses the Rio Puerco and tributaries 2 or 3 times. … Continue reading

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Dragon Back, White Mesa Bike Trail – 02/16/2016

Click on the above image for an expanded view. White Mesa is a mesa of white gypsum west of Albuquerque; it is catches the eyes of anyone traveling west on US 550 from Bernalillo.  Dragon Back is is a very interesting … Continue reading

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