4th of July – Manzano Mountains East
Wed, 2023-10-18 @ 8:30 AM
Highlights: Great views of the Rincon Mountains, spectacular views of the nearly vertical northwest face of the Sandias (The Shield), Sandia Crest, Mt. Taylor, and the city. Colorful maple leaves in fall.
Cautions: Hiking poles recommended for the downhill return.
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): Marilyn Warrant
Van Driver(s): Michele Worm
Hike Class: C (Challenging)
Hike Distance: 5.7 mi
Min Elevation: 7539 ft
Elevation Change: 1250 ft
Total Uphill: 1260 ft
Total Downhill: 1260 ft
Avg Grade: 9%
Route Type: InOut
Travel Time 1W: 1:30
Travel Distance RT: 110 mi
Times: We will meet at 8:30 AM and leave at 8:45 AM
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