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Hiking Trails of the Sandia and Manzano Mountains

by Kay Matthews

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Published by Acequia Madre in New Mexico, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Special Interest - Adventure,
  • Travel

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9484632M
    ISBN 100940875063
    ISBN 109780940875067
    OCLC/WorldCa38869151

    Manzano Peak: : Climbing, hiking, mountaineering. Overview Manzano Peak is the highest point in the Manzano Mountains. These mountains are essentially a southern extension of the Sandia Mountains further north, but are much less well-known. Explore the best trails in Sandia Park, New Mexico on TrailLink. With more than 86 Sandia Park trails covering miles, you’re bound to find a perfect trail like the Arroyo Vista Trail or Atrisco Trail. View detailed trail descriptions, trail maps, reviews, photos, trail itineraries, directions and more on TrailLink.

    Sandia Mountains has 99 trails in the vicinity, including 80 hiking trails, 51 for walking and 76 for other activities. These trails range from to 48 miles in length. The longest trail in Sandia Mountains is a well-known trail measuring 48 miles in total length.   Monday, J This was the largest group I have hiked with, yet. I believe there were almost 20 of us, split up into two ASCHG vans. After loading up at the center in Albuquerque, we made our way to the Red Canyon Campground (and trail heads) on the east side, and almost all the way to the south end, of the Manzano Mountains in the Cibola National Forest.

    year will have their experience enhanced with this book."""Field Guide to the Sandia Mountains" [is] a book which includes everything that you want to know about the Sandia Mountains but don't know who to ask.""If you look up a hiking trail, a skiing route, a tree, a flower, a rock or an animal in the Sandias, there are lots of sources. N. Crest Trail from Sandia Crest to Del Agua Overlook, 2 miles, ft descent, views of the north Rio Grande valley and Jemez Mountains. Tree Spring Trail to Overlook, 2 miles, ft ascent, views of Albuquerque. Bill Spring Trail from Doc Long Picnic Area to Faulty Trail , 1 mile, ft ascent, see Abert’s squirrels.**.


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Hiking Trails of the Sandia and Manzano Mountains Paperback – July 1, by Kay Matthews (Author) › Visit Amazon's Kay Matthews Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.

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"Arguably nobody knows the hiking trails of the Sandia Mountains better than Coltrin--and he's written a book to prove it."-- Rio Rancho Observer "Ever the scientist, Coltrin kept a hiking diary, logging the trails he completed and the highlights he observed.5/5(10).

Buy a cheap copy of Hiking Trails of the Sandia & Manzano book by Kay Matthews. This is the third edition of this popular and definitive guide to the Sandia and Manzano Mountains outside of Albuquerque. As a former wilderness patrol for Cibola Free shipping over $ Hiking Trails of the Sandia & Manzano Mountains Hiking Trails of the Sandia & Manzano Mountains by Kay Matthews Published April by Acequia n: Apr, This guide to fifty-seven hiking trails in New Mexico's Sandia Mountains includes twenty-five contour maps and one large four-color pull-out map on water-resistant paper.

About the Author. Mike Coltrin is a physical chemist by training and a Distinguished Member of the /5(24). Hiking trails of the Sandia and Manzano mountains including cross-country ski information by Kay Matthews,Heritage Associates edition, in English - 1st : Within the Manzano Mountains is the Manzano Mountains Wilderness comprised of nea acres and 64 miles of trails, including the mile long Crest Trail.

Elevations range from 6, feet to o at the summit of Manzano Peak. The rich red of Bigtooth Maples%(26). Mule deer can often be seen grazing at dawn among the granite boulders that litter the area.

And the views from the sentry hill are excellent, showing the expanse of the desert basin and the Manzano Mountains to the south. Length: Just over miles Hiking time: 1 to hours Elevation gain: 6, to 7, feet Difficulty: Moderate.

New Mexico's largest city, Albuquerque, dominates the central region of the state. Even though it is a metropolitan area, it's still possible to find peaceful camping and hiking in the nearby Sandia and Manzano mountains.

The Cibola National Forest and two of its wilderness areas cover the majority of these majestic mountain ranges. A 12 mile(round trip) hike up the Embudito trail, in the Sandia mountains, to South Sandia Peak with an elevation gain of feet.

We left the trailhead(el. Hiking – New Mexico – Manzano Mountains – Guidebooks, Hiking – New Mexico – Sandia Mountains – Guidebooks, Manzano Mountains (N.M.) – Tours, Sandia Mountains (N.M.) – Tours, Trails – New Mexico – Manzano Mountains – Guidebooks, Trails – New Mexico – Sandia Mountains – Guidebooks: Call Number: GV N62 S URL.

Hiking Trails of the Sandia and Manzano Mountains by Kay Matthews (, Paperback). Went on a group hike today, all the way down to the southern end of the Manzano Mountains to hike the Pine Shadow Trail (#A), and it took almost two hours just to get to the trail head.

The Pine Shadow Trail Head is the southern entry/exit point of the Manzano Mountains and leads up towards Manzano Peak and the Crest Trail (#), although. Sandia Mountains are located in central New Mexico, northeast of Albuquerque and east of the Rio Grande.

They are largely within the Cibola National Forest. The range continues to the south, where it joins a smaller range called the Manzano Mountains, and together they form a larger geologic unit – the Sandia-Manzano Mountains. Looking for books by Kay Matthews. See all books authored by Kay Matthews, including Hiking Trails of the Sandia & Manzano Mountains, and Day Hikes in the Taos Area: Expanded to Include Cross-Country Ski Trails, and more on Explore the best trails in Manzano, New Mexico on TrailLink.

With more than 67 Manzano trails covering miles, you’re bound to find a perfect trail like the Arroyo Vista Trail or Atrisco Trail. View detailed trail descriptions, trail maps, reviews, photos, trail itineraries, directions and more on TrailLink.

Acequia Madre Press was established in with the publication of our first guide book, Hiking Trails of the Sandia and Manzano Mountains.

We then went on to publish a long line of hiking, backpacking, and cross-country skiing books that included historical and management information as well. One of the best known trails in the Sandia Mountains, the La Luz Trail runs from the base of the Sandia Peak Tramway, all the way to the top of the Sandia Crest.

The lower portion, beginning at the base of the Tram, is one of the most scenic trails in the foothills open space - offering views of the city from a multitude of vantage points.Hikes in Sandia Mountains Wilderness Area - 6. Hiking Project is built by hikers like you.

Trails in Sandia Mountains Wilderness Area - Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Difficult. mi km: Sandia Heights, NM 34 mi km #2 Pino Trail.

Difficult. Sandia Heights, NM Difficult. mi km: Sandia Heights, NM.Sandia Crest. Forest: Cibola National Forest District: Sandia Ranger District Description: The Sandia Mountains are a small range east of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The mountains do not have a summit. Instead, the high point is a long ridge called the Sandia Crest. At 10, feet in elevation, the vegetation here is vastly different than in Albuquerque that lies about 4, feet below.