2023-01-19–BCSC – Hike Change Notice

HikeNoticeBannerBear Canyon Senior Center Hiking Group
Sandstone Bluffs Long Loop – El Malpais
Thurs, 2023-01-19 @ 8:00 AM


Change Notice Sent By: Sunita Moonka

Original Hike: San Jose Badlands

What Has Changed: New Hike

More Information: The weather looks iffy in Cuba all next week

Highlights: Views of El Malpais lava flows; petroglyphs, great Sandstone Arch.

Cautions: None.

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): Carl Gervais  
Van Driver(s): Sunita Moonka  
Hike Class: B (Moderate)
Hike Distance: 5 mi
Min Elevation: 6670 ft
Elevation Change: ft
Total Uphill: 380 ft
Total Downhill: 380 ft
Avg Grade: 5%
Route Type: CCW Loop
Drive Time 1W: 1:15
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 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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