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Crater Vent Trail

Intermediate
 3.5 (2)

This is an awesome trail to the heart of Capulin.


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Miles

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68%

Runnable

7,868' 2,398 m

High

7,785' 2,373 m

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Up

83' 25 m

Down

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · Wildflowers · Wildlife

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Description

This trail is pretty straightforward—follow the trail that starts in the parking lot down to the base. Then throw your gears in reverse to return home—it's that easy.

Flora & Fauna

Shrubs, lizards, butterflies, and more can be found here.

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Shared By:

Isaac Bozeman

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  3.5 from 2 votes

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  3.5 from 2 votes
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A panorama of the gorgeous area that surrounds the volcano.
Apr 20, 2018 near Raton, NM
A caterpillar on the volcanic rock.
Apr 20, 2018 near Raton, NM
A butterfly preparing for takeoff.
Apr 20, 2018 near Raton, NM
The trail heading up to the crest.
Apr 20, 2018 near Raton, NM
The view from the top is astounding.
Apr 20, 2018 near Raton, NM

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