Great experience overall. Did this trek as a warmup for climbing Mexican volcanoes a week later. Much tougher in the winter, the last few miles were especially difficult due to snow, weather, and ice.
Long day on this trail from desert to alpine enviroment, great views of surrounding areas.
Started hiking up from Juan Tabo Parking Lot. Nice views of the Albuquerque area. Lots of switchbacks!.
nice and long hike, great views
A grand day out through a myriad of environments, hunting around for geocaches and the trail under all the snow. Big cliffs and big views.
meny good memories of this trail, of the race, of hiking to the cliffs.
I have no recollection how many time I ran it- sometimes it would be weekly in preparation for the race. Once I ran into a bear and we both got frightened and ran away in opposite directions.