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Grindstone Lake Trail, Ruidoso, NM 10/12

We hiked this trail with the West Texas Trailwalkers. We did the 6k option which was an out and back to the dam. The walk stayed fairly close to the lake and we enjoyed the views.


Lincoln, NM

After Capitan we continued on to Lincoln, NM.  Lincoln is the  former stomping grounds of Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid.  It was here that Billy the Kid broke out of jail for the last time.   96 more words

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Smokey the Bear Museum, Capitan, NM

After the Turkey Canyon Trail hike we set out letterboxing which took us to  Capitan, NM.  As we entered town these cats caught our eye and we had to go back and take some pictures. 105 more words

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Letterboxing around Ruidoso, NM

After completing the hike up Turkey Canyon Trail, we set out letterboxing.  There were no letterboxes in Ruidoso but there were several nearby.

On the way to Capitan to eat lunch we stopped for Little Bear Fire 2012 which is in Angus, NM.  362 more words


Turkey Canyon Trail in the Lincoln National Forest 10/11

We hiked this trail with the West Texas Trailwalkers.   We did the 10k option a climb of 1,190 feet. This is an out and back hike in the upper Bonito Creek drainage that had multiple creek crossings and beautiful forest scenery.  190 more words


Spencer Theatre, Alto, NM

After hiking the Argentina Canyon Trail we were fortunate enough to get to take a tour of the Spencer Theater.

It is a 514-seat landmark performing arts center north of Ruidoso, NM.  347 more words

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Maritime Cemetery, Fort Stanton, NM

After hiking the Argentina Canyon Trail we headed out to take a tour of Spencer Theater.  We were about an hour early so we continued on toward Fort Stanton.  65 more words

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