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gem Favorite The Whale: Rock formation in Carlsbad Caverns on the way to the Big Room.

Carlsbad Cavern

(14) Whites…, NM
gem Favorite Van Patten's Dripping Springs Resort was originally built in the 1870's.

Van Patten's Dripping Springs Resort Ruins

(3) White S…, NM
gem Favorite Chaco Culture National Historical Park, Pueblo Bonito

Pueblo Bonito

(1) Crownpoint, NM
gem Favorite While in a designated wilderness area, Pena Blanca is still accessed by vehicles on a jeep road.

Pena Blanca

(3) Mesquite, NM
gem Favorite Quarai, Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument, NM.

Qaurai Mission Pueblo

(3) Estancia, NM
gem Favorite Mexican Canyon Railroad Trestle is both beautiful and a feat of engineering.

Mexican Canyon Trestle

(2) La Luz, NM
gem Favorite This is all that's left of the old cabin on the Dog Canyon Trail...

Old Cabin

(2) Boles A…, NM
gem Favorite Slaughter Canyon Cave. Photo Courtesy of the NPS (Pam Cox)

Slaughter Canyon Cave Tour

(1) Whites…, NM
gem Favorite Sunrise at Pueblo del Arroyo

Pueblo del Arroyo

(1) Crownpoint, NM
gem Favorite Kin Klesto with my back to the cliff

Kin Klesto

(1) Crownpoint, NM
gem Favorite Some of the La Cueva Rocks

La Cueva

(4) White S…, NM

Runs in New Mexico - 53

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Favorite Tent Rock Formations
Intermediate

Slot Canyon Trail Out and Back

3.0 mi 4.8 km • Loop • 815 ft Ascent 248.3 m Ascent

(38) Santo D…, NM
Favorite Water flowing amongst moss blanketed rocks
Intermediate/Difficult

Domingo Baca Trail / TWA Flight 260 crash site

7.0 mi 11.3 km • Out and Back • 2,142 ft Ascent 653.03 m Ascent

(29) Sandia…, NM
Favorite The dunes and the San Andres Mountains.
Intermediate

Alkali Flat Trail

5.0 mi 8.0 km • Loop • 95 ft Ascent 29.03 m Ascent

(19) Holloma…, NM
Favorite A narrow section of the traverse to Lake Peak.
Difficult

Raven's Ridge to Lake Peak Loop

10.6 mi 17.0 km • Loop • 2,650 ft Ascent 807.59 m Ascent

(17) Santa Fe, NM
Favorite Near Battleship Rock.
Intermediate

McCauley Hot Springs Out and Back

3.6 mi 5.8 km • Loop • 722 ft Ascent 220.2 m Ascent

(15) Jemez P…, NM
Favorite Mike is working his way to Redondo Peak.
Intermediate/Difficult

Double Baldy with a side of Redondo

18.8 mi 30.2 km • Loop • 4,344 ft Ascent 1324.03 m Ascent

(4) Santa Fe, NM
Favorite The first Class III section. The red arrows indicate to go "up."
Difficult

Cabezon Peak Out and Back

2.1 mi 3.4 km • Out and Back • 1,347 ft Ascent 410.55 m Ascent

(4) Jemez P…, NM
Favorite Valles Toledo and the northeastern corner of Valles Caldera National Preserve looking northwest from Pajarito Mountain.
Intermediate

Pajarito Mountain Loop

4.9 mi 7.9 km • Loop • 1,246 ft Ascent 379.79 m Ascent

(2) Los Alamos, NM

Trails in New Mexico - 579

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7.7 mi 12.3 km #1La Luz Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Sandia Heights, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
7.7 mi 12.3 km Sandia Heights, NM 32 
3.5 mi 5.6 km #2Atalaya Mountain Trail (#170)
Intermediate
Santa Fe, NM
Intermediate
3.5 mi 5.6 km Santa Fe, NM 30 
4.6 mi 7.5 km #3Pino Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Sandia Heights, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
4.6 mi 7.5 km Sandia Heights, NM 27 
4.2 mi 6.7 km #4Pine Tree Trail
Intermediate
White Sands, NM
Intermediate
4.2 mi 6.7 km White Sands, NM 21 
2.1 mi 3.3 km #5Organ Needle Trail
Extremely Difficult
Las Cruces, NM
Extremely Difficult
2.1 mi 3.3 km Las Cruces, NM
1.1 mi 1.7 km #6Slot Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Santo Domingo Pueblo, NM
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.7 km Santo Domingo Pueblo, NM
73.8 mi 118.8 km #7Skyline Trail #251
Difficult
Santa Fe, NM
Difficult
73.8 mi 118.8 km Santa Fe, NM
9.2 mi 14.7 km #8Hermit's Peak Trail #223
Intermediate/Difficult
Las Vegas, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
9.2 mi 14.7 km Las Vegas, NM
2.2 mi 3.5 km #9Wheeler Peak Summit Trail #67
Intermediate/Difficult
Taos Ski Valley, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
2.2 mi 3.5 km Taos Ski Valley, NM
1.5 mi 2.4 km #10San Francisco Hot Springs
Easy/Intermediate
Reserve, NM
Easy/Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Reserve, NM
6.1 mi 9.8 km #11Three Rivers Trail (#44)
Intermediate
Carrizozo, NM
Intermediate
6.1 mi 9.8 km Carrizozo, NM
0.5 mi 0.9 km #12Hermit's Peak Summit Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mora, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
0.5 mi 0.9 km Mora, NM
19.4 mi 31.2 km #13Paseo del Bosque Trail
Easy
South Valley, NM
Easy
19.4 mi 31.2 km South Valley, NM
3.4 mi 5.5 km #14Dragon's Back Trail
Intermediate
Jemez Pueblo, NM
Intermediate
3.4 mi 5.5 km Jemez Pueblo, NM
6.4 mi 10.3 km #15Milk Ranch Canyon Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Fort Wingate, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
6.4 mi 10.3 km Fort Wingate, NM
1.9 mi 3.0 km #16Pokerchip South
Easy/Intermediate
Ponderosa Pine, NM
Easy/Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.0 km Ponderosa Pine, NM
11.8 mi 19.0 km #17Woodhaul Wagon Road Trail #55
Easy/Intermediate
Santa Clara, NM
Easy/Intermediate
11.8 mi 19.0 km Santa Clara, NM
3.3 mi 5.2 km #18Berg Park Trails
Easy/Intermediate
Farmington, NM
Easy/Intermediate
3.3 mi 5.2 km Farmington, NM
5.9 mi 9.5 km #19Trampas Lakes Trail #31
Intermediate
Chimayo, NM
Intermediate
5.9 mi 9.5 km Chimayo, NM 11 
22.2 mi 35.7 km #20South Boundary Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Angel Fire, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
22.2 mi 35.7 km Angel Fire, NM

Photos of New Mexico - 1055

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Mike is working his way to Redondo Peak.
Apr 1, 2015 near Nambe, NM
The Whale: Rock formation in Carlsbad Caverns on the way to the Big Room.
Apr 3, 2018 near Whites…, NM
You can fly on this trail!
Apr 2, 2015 near Santa Fe, NM
Pine Tree Trail
Dec 10, 2017 near White S…, NM
A view from Organ Needle of Dripping Springs Natural Area with Las Cruces in the background, upper right
Nov 9, 2017 near White S…, NM
Looking west sky before the sunrise.
Nov 29, 2017 near Holloma…, NM
Bighorn Sheep on the rim of the Rio Grande Canyon
Dec 2, 2017 near Arroyo…, NM
A narrow section of the traverse to Lake Peak.
Apr 1, 2015 near Santa Fe, NM

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