2022-12-08–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking Group
Bosque del Apache Tour Loop Trails – Socorro
Thurs, 2022-12-08 @ 8:15 AM

Variation: Have dinner at the Owl Cafe. Late return.

Highlights: Thousands of sandhill cranes and snow geese migrate through here in late fall and winter. Hawks and eagles also are plentiful. Several short hikes for wildlife viewing.

Cautions: Bring binoculars.

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): Peggy Gilbert  
Van Driver(s): Carl Gervais  
Hike Class: B (Moderate)
Hike Distance: 5.5 mi
Min Elevation: 4500 ft
Elevation Change: 200 ft
Total Uphill: 200 ft
Total Downhill: 200 ft
Avg Grade: %
Route Type: Loop
Travel Time 1W: 2:30
Travel Distance RT: 200 mi
Times: We will meet at 8:15 AM and leave at 8:30 AM

Sign up/Pay: Sign up required, call 767-5959. Can sign-up 14 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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