Aspen Vista – Sangre De Cristos
Wed, 2023-10-11 @ 8:00 AM
Variation: Planning to do a slightly shorter hike (about 7 miles total)
Highlights: Climb through aspen forests to enjoy spectacular fall foliage and expansive views.
Cautions: High elevation 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): Sherry Blumenstock
Van Driver(s): Michele Worm
Hike Class: C (Challenging)
Hike Distance: 8 mi
Min Elevation: 9980 ft
Elevation Change: 1400 ft
Total Uphill: 1465 ft
Total Downhill: 1465 ft
Avg Grade: 10%
Route Type: InOut
Travel Time 1W: 1:30
Travel Distance RT: 140 mi
Times: We will meet at 8:00 AM and leave at 8:15 AM
Sign up/Pay: Signup starts 14 days before the day of the hike. Call the center at 505-767-5999 to sign up and reserve a seat. Hikes are open to all 50+ Senior Center members. If, after making a reservation, you cannot attend the hike please call and cancel so that other hikers can participate.
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