2023-08-03–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking Group
Tree Spring Trail To Fossil Garden – Sandia Mountain East
Thu, 2023-08-03 @ 8:15 AM
Highlights: Lush forest; rock garden meadow with fossils. Wildflowers.

Cautions: Difficult footing due to exposed tree roots and rocky rough trail. Hiking poles recommended.

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): Mary Sorenson
Van Driver(s): Carl Gervais
Hike Class: C (Challenging)
Hike Distance: 6.6 mi
Min Elevation: 8474 ft
Elevation Change: 1003 ft
Total Uphill: 1324 ft
Total Downhill: 1324 ft
Avg Grade: 10%
Route Type: InOut
Travel Time 1W: 0:45
Travel Distance RT: 54 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 13 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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