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A six mile forest road to the top of the mountain.


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5.9

Miles

9.5

KM

90%

Runnable

12,018' 3,663 m

High

10,002' 3,049 m

Low

2,020' 616 m

Up

4' 1 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (4°)

10%

Max Grade (6°)

Dogs Off-leash

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Runner Notes

Up, continually up, all the way... until you turn around and come down...

Description

Start at the Aspen Vista overlook. Follow the dirt road up approximately six miles to the top of the ski area. Stand at the post marking the top near all the radio towers and enjoy the view. Then turn around and head back down.

Flora & Fauna

Elk, deer, mountain lions and tons of alpine bird species.

Contacts

Shared By:

Peter Olson

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  4.3 from 6 votes

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Trail Rankings

#92

in New Mexico

#6,916

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Photos

Atop Tesuque Peak looking towards Santa Fe Lake
Apr 2, 2015 near Santa Fe, NM
Boulders!  On the Aspen Vista Trail
Apr 2, 2015 near Santa Fe, NM
Near the ski lift
Jul 21, 2020 near Santa Fe, NM
Dusky Grouse
Apr 2, 2015 near Santa Fe, NM
The beard helps you attain the summit...
Apr 2, 2015 near Santa Fe, NM

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