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Essence of All Things

“Then I was standing on the highest mountain of them all, and round about beneath me was the whole hoop of the world.  And while I stood there I saw more than I can tell and I understood more than I saw; for I was seeing in a sacred manner the shapes of all things in the spirit, and the shape of all shapes as they must live together like one being.” ~Black Elk, … 16 more words


Hikes in Gila National Forest, the Gila Cliff Dwellings, and the Old Mining Town of Pinos Altos

After leaving Las Cruces we began heading west on a roundabout route back to Utah. Our first stop was for a few days hiking in Gila National Forest, a visit to the Gila Cliff Dwellings, and stop in the really neat 19th century mining town of Pinos Altos. 161 more words


Gila Wilderness

The next morning we were up early to eat and pack up the car so we could do a long day hike in the Gila Wilderness. 726 more words


Gila Cliff Dwellings

On Friday morning we packed up our tent, loaded up the car, grabbed some breakfast and beverages at Javelina Coffee House, and hit the road to the Gila National Forest (pronounced Hee la). 970 more words


Video: Hunting Big New Mexico Bull Elk

A big New Mexico bull elk and a big shot! The Hushin crew head to the Gila National Forest for a do-it-yourself public land hunt and score. 8 more words


The Gila

Let’s get this straight right up front. There are no gila monsters in the Gila National Forest. Now we can all relax.

After we drove around in a bunch of white sand, we headed west to Silver City, New Mexico. 463 more words

First Time in Gila National Forest

We landed at City of Rocks campground with no issues and found that our sites were directly next to each other.  City of Rocks is the most unusual campground I have ever been in and the campsites are spread on the outside edges of a couple of huge gigantic rocks with smaller rocks on them.   966 more words