Mount Taylor From Gooseberry Spring – Mount Taylor
Thu, 2023-08-31 @ 8:15 AM
Highlights: A challenging trail for seasoned hikers. Panoramic views from atop Mt Taylor in all directions.
Cautions: Steep grade on ascent and descent; thin air at summit; not recommended for hikers with respiratory disorders. Trekking 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: D (Difficult)
Hike Distance: 6.2 mi
Min Elevation: 9270 ft
Elevation Change: 2030 ft
Total Uphill: 2046 ft
Total Downhill: 2046 ft
Avg Grade: 13%
Route Type: InOut
Travel Time 1W: 1:45
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 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.
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