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Gilman Tunnels

(nr Cañon NM) The Gilman Tunnels were built in the 1920s to facilitate removing timber from the surrounding mountains and mesas. The route was originally a railway bed; but, is now a paved road until just beyond the tunnels. Then, it became a gravel road that continued up the mountains. Following the Río Guadalupe, the […]

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Jemez Tent Rocks

Jémez Tent Rocks

(nr La Cueva NM) After a few days, I moved to another boondocking camp in the Jémez Mountains. Research showed that there were some interesting Tent Rocks nearby. So, when Tardis was set up, I hiked up the road to find them. Just over 3/4 of a mile there was a sharp turn where the […]

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Tres Piedras

Rocks in the Woods

(Tres Piedras NM) Just west of town was a large rock formation often climbed by the daring few. A big sign warns of danger. The road in goes through tall pine trees with barely enough room to manuever. Free camping sites with picnic tables and fireplaces were in the woods. I had camped there in […]

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