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The Stem

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Access from the Gamerco trailhead of the High Desert Trail System.


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3.0

Miles

4.8

KM

99%

Runnable

6,685' 2,038 m

High

6,584' 2,007 m

Low

205' 62 m

Up

165' 50 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Unknown

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This is generally considered to be primarily a biking area. Please stay alert while on the trails and be respectful of other users.

Description

This trail known simply as the "Stem" provides access from the east parking area to the "6 Flags" intersection. From here you can go directly to High Desert Trail System First Mesa or take High Desert Trail System Connector to High Desert Trail System, 3rd and 2nd Mesa Loop.

Climbs gradually through high desert terrain and vegetation, crossing a broad arroyo along the way.

Contacts

Land Manager: McKinley County

Shared By:

John Geronimo

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Evening vista from the far end of the loop (early March 2019)
Mar 19, 2020 near Gallup, NM
Rocks add scenery along this broad arroyo, but alas there are no technical features.
Oct 18, 2017 near Gallup, NM

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