Forest Trail 74

Page Type
Route
Location:
New Mexico, United States, North America
Route Type:
Mountaineering
Season:
Summer
Time Required:
Most of a day

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Forest Trail 74
Created On: Jan 23, 2005
Last Edited On: Nov 16, 2006

Route Description

From the trailhead at 6,880', start climbing northwest up Forest Trail 74. This is also known as the Johnnie Canyon Trail. The trail is initially a primitive road. As the trail climbs up Johnnie Canyon through the trees, there are virtually no views. After 3.5 miles, you will meet the Carrizo Peak Trail 72 at a signed trail junction. The elevation here is about 8,900'. Turn left, and climb southeast up Forest Trail 72 about 1.5 miles to the grassy summit. A sign and a rock cairn mark the summit. Trail 72 is faint in places because of low usage, but you shouldn't have too much trouble following it. Once at the summit, the views finally open up.


Hiking Distance: 10 miles round trip.
Elevation Gain: 2,800'.







Forest Trail 74

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