Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking Group
Acoma – Zuni All From East – El Malpais
Thurs, 2020-12-03 @ 8:00 AM
HIKE CHANGE NOTICE
Variation: The van will stop at the filling station at the exit for the Sandstone Bluffs hikes for a pit/refreshment stop.
Highlights: Part of an ancient route that connects the pueblos of Acoma and Zuni across the lava flow area of El Malpais National Monument.
Cautions: Difficult walking on lava rock; trekking poles and leather gloves extremely helpful.
Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may view the hike map, trailhead directions, how to do the actual hike, and download the hike GPS files.
Hike Leader(s): Ken Smith
Van Driver(s): Jacqueline Bryant
Hike Class: D (Difficult)
Hike Distance: 7.7 mi
Min Elevation: 6834 ft
Elevation Change: ft
Total Uphill: 108 ft
Total Downhill: 108 ft
Avg Grade: 1%
Route Type: Oneway
Drive Time 1W: 1:45
Drive Distance RT: 160 mi
Times: We will meet at 8:00 AM and leave at 8:15 AM
Sign up/Pay: Sign up required, call 767-5959. Can sign-up 28 days before scheduled hike. Must Show Current Membership Card before signing Release Form on hike day. Those without their card will be turned away. Please call the center if you need to cancel so others on the wait list can go. There are NO LONGER transportation fees.
Advice: Please review the hike information above. Make a point to check the rating (A, B, C, D or E), distance, elevation gain and total uphill stats and compare them to your hiking abilities. For the safety and enjoyment of all hikers it is important that you only attend hikes within your ability. If you have any questions about the hike, contact the hike leader (see above) before the hike.
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