Author Archive | Pleinguy

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Wild Rivers Again

(nr Questa NM) The last time I visited the Wild Rivers Recreation Area, I stayed on the Red River side. This time I chose a camp on the Río Grande gorge. Part of the Río Grande del Norte National Monument, it sets on a mesa between the two rivers. Wild Rivers – View from Camp There […]

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Three Rocks Hike

(Tres Piedras NM) These rock formations provide a name for the town. Rising above the tree-line, they make quite an impression. They’re a popular challenge for hikers that come from far away to make the ascent. Three Rocks Rises above the Trees After several visits to this area, I finally decided to make the attempt. […]

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Río Chama

(nr Chama NM) The Río Chama flows out of the San Juan Mountains in southern Colorado into northern New Mexico and empties into the Río Grande around Española NM. These photos were taken along the portion near the village of Chama and Heron Lake. Río Chama From its headwaters at nearly 11,000ft it descends to […]

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