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Hiking El Morro

El Morro National Monument, New Mexico, USA.

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Headlands Trail

The Headlands Trail is one of my favorites – it goes across the top of El Morro National Monument and through the Atsinna ruins.  It’s marked with cairns and indentations chipped into the rock.  At this point it follows the … Continue reading

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Red Umbrella

These guys were headed out into Bisti Badlands for a few days of camping.  There is no shade there. Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness, New Mexico, USA.

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Sentinel

Hiking near Ash Springs. Near Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.

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New Year’s Day Hike

A few of us ventured out to Mud Springs Mountains this morning.  Perfect weather for hiking.  There’s still a little snow on the ground.   We found horn coral fossils (think horn o’ plenty or maybe a cow’s horns). I … Continue reading

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Pyramid Peak Hike

We hiked the trail up Pyramid Peak in Red Rock Park, near Gallup this weekend. Nice hike, just three miles total, but a good climb.  And great views from the top.  Along the way we were shadowed by hoodoos – … Continue reading

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Tonuco Mountain Sights

Here are two beings we saw on Tonuco mountain yesterday. First is the well-camouflaged horned toad.  He was just a few inches long and quite obliging for a photograph. . . . . What looks like a barrel cactus on … Continue reading

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