Continental Divide Trail near Echo Canyon and Poshuouinge Ruins

Continental Divide Trail near Echo Canyon and Poshuouinge Ruins Hike
In Ghost Ranch Region


Map File Source: Garmin BaseCamp

map Hike Key: H10629
Last Updated: 03/12/2021
Last Updated By: Marilyn Fixer
Hike Class: C (Challenging)
Hike Distance: 6.3 mi
Minimum Elevation: 5962 ft
Elevation Change: 1130 ft
Total Uphill: 1450 ft
Total Downhill: 1450 ft
Avg. Grade: 8 %
Route Type: Multiple Hikes
On Trail: Yes
Paved or Gravel Roads: Yes
GPS Advised: No
Drive Distance Round Trip: 252 mi
Drive Time One-Way: 2:00
Hiking Seasons: Spring, Summer, and Fall
New Mexico Game Unit: 5B
Hike Status: Published

Highlights

The first hike, the CDT Section 27, is on a moderately steep ascent at the beginning of a trail that levels out. This hike can be as long as desired. The second hike, which is optional, is a view of ancient unexcavated ruins and the Chama Valley accessed by short in and out hike up a steep ascent.

Cautions

Poles are encouraged for those who need them for rocky and steep hiking.

Trailhead Directions

See individual hike descriptions by clicking the links below.

Actual Hike

This is a Multiple Hike in the Ghost Ranch area.

See the hike descriptions for the Continental Divide Trail Near Echo Canyon hike and the Poshuouinge Ruins hike.


Text Author: Dawn McIntyre
Map Author: Dawn McIntyre
Waypoints Author: Dawn McIntyre
Track Author: Dawn McIntyre
Maintainer: Cathy Intemann
Editor: Marilyn Warrant

Photos of This Hike
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