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2017-01-14 Embudito Canyon (Sandia Mountains)


The Embudito Trail takes you from the very edge of Albuquerque to the top of South Sandia Peak (a rocky prominence on the crest of the Sandia Mountains). 2,271 more words

New Mexico

NEW MEXICO...I Think I Can...I Think I Can

Thanks to Friend Beth’s invitation I walked/climbed 6.6 miles/1162 feet yesterday. Now granted I wasn’t appropriately grateful on some of those long uphill stretches but nine hours in bed and a pain pill later I am ready to offer up an earnest thank you. 53 more words


2016-12-25 Pino Canyon (Sandia Mountains)


The Pino Canyon trail ascends the west side of the Sandia Mountains, leaving from the borders of urban Albuquerque and rising to the wild ridge crest. 1,525 more words

New Mexico

Sandia Mountains--the View from Albuquerque

When you are in Albuquerque, you can always see the Sandia Mountains in the east. They are beautiful day and night throughout the entire year, making them the most photographed of subjects in the city. 21 more words


2016-12-10 La Luz Trail (Sandia Mountains)


There are several trails that lead from the urban borders of Albuquerque all the way to the crest of the Sandia Mountains. Of these, the La Luz trail (“the light” in Spanish) appears to be the most popular. 2,096 more words

New Mexico

30 Foot High, and Rising

It’s hard to blend in when you are thirty feet high.

Here is the moment during the Morning Ascension at the Balloon Fiesta when the rising sun burst above the Sandia Mountains. 76 more words


5 things you'll miss about albuquerque

I’ve been living away from Albuquerque since August, and every time I return for a visit I’m hit by all of the things that I miss the most. 467 more words