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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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Mountain Arroyo

(nr Winston NM) On another hike near my camp in the mountains, I came across a rather rocky arroyo. It was pretty steep and rugged with drop offs and sheer sides. I like the dramatic look. Mountain Arroyo An arroyo is a drainage that is usually dry, except when there is runoff from rain or […]

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Rock Formations

(nr Winston NM) A walk near my camp in the Black Range found several rock formations scattered on a hillside. These were mostly gray in color and well worn from weather and water. None were spectacular, but the variety was pleasant. Rock Formations For some reason, I always find their shapes, sizes, textures, colors, and […]

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