2023-07-19–LVSC – Hike Change Notice

HikeNoticeBannerLos Volcanes Senior Center Hiking Group
La Luz Spur – Kiwanis Cabin Loop – Sandia Mountain East
Wed, 2023-07-19 @ 8:00 AM


Change Notice Sent By: Marilyn Warrant

Original Hike: Tecolote – Balsam Glade – Capulin

What Has Changed: Want to change to a cooler hike.

Variation: Relatively slow pace; photos welcome.

Highlights: A delightful, mostly shaded summer hike with spectacular views, wildflowers and possibly some wildlife.

Cautions: Some portions with narrow trail and steep dropoffs. Hiking poles recommended.

Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may view the hike map, trailhead directions, how to do the actual hike, and download the hike GPS files.

Hike Leader(s): Marilyn Warrant  
Van Driver(s): Michele Worm  
Hike Class: C (Challenging)
Hike Distance: 4.3 mi
Min Elevation: 10110 ft
Elevation Change: ft
Total Uphill: 805 ft
Total Downhill: 805 ft
Avg Grade: 9%
Route Type: Loop
Drive Time 1W: 1:15
Drive Distance RT: 70 mi
Times: We will meet at 8:00 AM and leave at 8:15 AM

Sign up/Pay: Signup starts 14 days before the day of the hike. Call the center at 505-767-5999 to sign up and reserve a seat. Hikes are open to all 50+ Senior Center members. If, after making a reservation, you cannot attend the hike please call and cancel so that other hikers can participate.

Advice: Please review the hike information above. Make a point to check the rating (A, B, C, D or E), distance, elevation gain and total uphill stats and compare them to your hiking abilities. For the safety and enjoyment of all hikers it is important that you only attend hikes within your ability. If you have any questions about the hike, contact the hike leader (see above) before the hike.

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