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Point of Rocks Trail

(nr Alivio NM) Point of Rocks was another portion of El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro. A short 1/2 mile loop went up a hillside to the top of the point. And yes, there were a lot of rocks on the trail. A lookout spot provided a view of the actual Jornada del Muerto below. […]

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Yost Escarpment Trail

(nr Upham NM) Hiked out to the Yost Escarpment on a 1 1/2 mile trail that went onto a portion of the historic Jornada del Muerto section of El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro. That was the most dangerous area of the 1,600 miles trade route that went from Mexico City to Santa Fe. Located […]

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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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