2024-05-22–LVSC – Hike Change Notice

HikeNoticeBannerLos Volcanes Senior Center Hiking Group
El Malpais Narrows – El Malpais
Wed, 2024-05-22 @ 8:00 AM


Change Notice Sent By: Sherry Blumenstock

Original Hike: El Malpais Narrows

What Has Changed: 2 changes-New driver and potential for late return possibly 6-7 pm dependent on traffic.

More Information: Expect a late return to senior center to accommodate this distant hike. There will be stops for bathroom and snacks

Highlights: Mesa top hike with expansive views of El Malpais lava flows and La Ventana arch.

Cautions: None.

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): Connie Dennison  
Van Driver(s): Carl Gervais  
Hike Class: C (Challenging)
Hike Distance: 7.7 mi
Min Elevation: 7109 ft
Elevation Change: ft
Total Uphill: 585 ft
Total Downhill: 585 ft
Avg Grade: 8%
Route Type: InOut
Drive Time 1W: 1:30
Drive Distance RT: 190 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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