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Great views, high elevation

This trail is beautiful but you need to allow for high elevation, steep rocky grades. This is one... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
JILL & DAVI... B
A bit tough

This is a challenging trail but worth the work. You have to be in good shape and wear good hiking... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
Dale S
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Tijeras, New Mexico
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Jun 18, 2018
“Great views, high elevation”
Oct 20, 2016
“A bit tough”
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Traverses all four of the Sandias' life zones, from craggy rock formations to a long talus slope.
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Cibola National Forest, Sandia Ranger District, 11776 Hwy. 337, Tijeras, NM 87059
+1 505-281-3304
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This trail is beautiful but you need to allow for high elevation, steep rocky grades. This is one of my favorite local trails, although it is strenuous. On my good time, i consider that I am an average strength hiker and it takes 4 hours...More

Thank JILL & DAVI... B
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is a challenging trail but worth the work. You have to be in good shape and wear good hiking shoes. I also do not suggest doing it alone. There is one area with a lot of rocks you have to climb over. It's an...More

Thank Dale S
Reviewed 31 December 2011

The trail goes all the way to the top of the Sandia Mountains and is excellent for high altitude training or a family day hike or picnic.

Thank NaVoronda
Reviewed 5 September 2011

This is a fabulous hike, (not for the beginner) well maintained trail, great views of Albuquerque, take lots of water, and a camera, you might see wildlife. Start early it gets hot at the bottom and can be cool at the top. One of my...More

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