2024-03-13–LVSC – Hike Notice

Los Volcanes Senior Center Hiking Group
Cerrillos Hills State Park – Cerrillos
Wed, 2024-03-13 @ 8:00 AM

Highlights: Panoramic views of the Ortiz and Sandia mountains; mineral spring; historical mines. Possible guided tour by Park Ranger.

Cautions: Mines are deep but sturdy railings around openings; some steep sections; bring trekking poles.

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): Jody Latimer  
Van Driver(s): Stella Wong  
Hike Class: B (Moderate)
Hike Distance: 4.6 mi
Min Elevation: 5700 ft
Elevation Change: 425 ft
Total Uphill: 676 ft
Total Downhill: 676 ft
Avg Grade: 7%
Route Type: Loop
Travel Time 1W: 1:15
Travel Distance RT: 100 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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