2023-01-05–BCSC – Hike Notice

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Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking Group
Elena Gallegos to Tram Loop – Sandia Mountain West
Thurs, 2023-01-05 @ 8:15 AM

Highlights: Good views of Mount Taylor, Cabezon Peak, the Ladrone Mtns., Domingo Baca Canyon, and near views of the city.

Cautions: Some steep areas become slick with winter snows so trekking poles are recommended. Avoid scheduling during hot summer months. Share the trail with mountain bikes on the #365 Trail portion of hike.

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): Karen Rivard  
Van Driver(s): Carl Gervais  
Hike Class: C (Challenging)
Hike Distance: 5.9 mi
Min Elevation: 6401 ft
Elevation Change: 305 ft
Total Uphill: 874 ft
Total Downhill: 874 ft
Avg Grade: 6%
Route Type: CCW Loop
Travel Time 1W: 0:15
Travel Distance RT: 26 mi
Times: We will meet at 8:15 AM and leave at 8:30 AM

Sign up/Pay: Sign up required, call 505-767-5959. 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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