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Catwalk Revisited

(Glenwood NM) The Catwalk National Recreational Trail followed what was an old mining pipeline up into a narrow canyon. Portions of the metal walkway were attached to the vertical rock walls. That allowed access without having to wade in Whitewater Creek below. It also made for some great views. A flood closed this trail for […]

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Río Guadalupe Canyon

(Cañon NM) The Río Guadalupe flowed down between the Sierra Nacimiento and the Jémez Mountains through a deep canyon with rugged cliffs. It was often difficult to see the river because of the deep gorge. High mesas surrounded the canyon area. Pullouts along the narrow road provided photo opportunities. Tall, jagged cliffs arose from the […]

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Echo Ampitheater

Echo Amphitheater

(nr Abíquíu NM) On my way south, I stopped at Echo Amphitheater to check it out. An area of high cliffs, with a curved indent, provided the conditions for the sound to bounce back. A paved walkway took me toward the cliff in order to sample the echo effect. At the beginning was a large […]

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