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Dittert Site Ruins

(nr Grants NM) My route took me within about five miles of the Dittert Site Ruins. It was found south of the El Malpaís National Conservation Area, and just inside of the Cebolla Wilderness. A trailhead was found 1 1/2 miles on a dirt 2-track. From the parking spot, it was a hike of about […]

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Wild Wild West Fiesta

(Truth or Consequences NM) The Wild Wild West Fiesta is an annual town celebration. It starts with a parade through downtown. Years ago, I’m told it was a much bigger affair with floats and celebrities. It was still pretty decent. Museums in town were free for the weekend and most shops had Fiesta Specials. Crafts […]

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Mineral Creek

(Alma NM) I don’t remember when I first heard about the Mineral Creek trail. But, a description of slot canyon, rock formations, creek with cascades were enough for me to seek it out. It meant driving several miles up a gravel road to find the trailhead. The hike in, getting to some nice views, was […]

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