DESCRIPTION: Badlands, canyons, red rock, white rock, volcanic rock, steep climb, summit, and views.
MEET WHERE: De Vargas Mall Southwest Corner. Look for the Silver Xterra with a traffic cone next to it. See the map.
MEET WHEN: Saturday, April 6th at 8:30 AM
EVENT LOCATION: Santa Fe National Forest near Abiquiu.
RSVP: Do it by making a comment on the post or signing up with an RSVP in the Santa Fe Outdoors Meetup Group. To remove your RSVP, just comment again here or delete your RSVP on Meetup. Please RSVP or change your mind by April 4th at 8:30 PM.
KEEP UP-TO-DATE: Check this event to make sure it is still on and that there have been no changes. I will send out an email immediately when I make changes of any kind.
TYPE: Loopish not exploratory.
TERRAIN: Cross country, some rough and steep, slot canyons.
DISTANCE/ASCENT: Approximately 9 miles and about 2700 feet of ascent. I need to go back and do some measuring to get a more accurate picture and will update.
Note: Exploratory events length, ascent, hike time, and event times are estimated and may not be correct. No outcome other than safe return is assured.
CONDITIONS REQUIRED and EXPECTED: Hazardous weather forecast cancels. We must be back to the trailhead an hour before sunset hence the early start.
HIKE TIME: 7 to 8 hours
EVENT TIME: 9 to 10 hours