Category Archives: Hiking

HOT SUMMER IS OVER, JULY 20, 2017

My body and my mind are having a hard time wrapping themselves around the fact that tonight I am writing in bed under the covers and shivering from a humid 61 degrees.  61.  Nice number.  Haven’t seen it since early … Continue reading

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A LITTLE CAMPING PREP — POLES, TENT

   

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BLUFF SPRINGS, MAY 31, 2017

Location: Bluff Springs, Lincoln National Forest, NM Even before late June’s intense heat I was going to the forest to chill out.  This is what I saw on one of those days.          

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FOREST TRIP NEXT TO SLEEPY GRASS CAMPGROUND, JUNE 8, 2017

Found myself a new quick exit hangout spot in the forest for those days and weeks when the fire meter sign outside of Cloudcroft is pointed at “High”.  It’s also high season for tourists, and I just don’t trust the … Continue reading

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CITY OF ROCKS, JUNE 17, 2017

Location: City of Rocks State Park,   Map This was to be a special day.  We drove to Pegasus Campground and Margo and DotDog went as far as the yellow arrow. HappyDog and I broke off and headed up the mountain … Continue reading

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CITY OF ROCKS, JUNE 16, 2017

Location: City of Rocks State Park, NM.  Map. Grrrr.  Roused at dawn.  Okay, okay.  I’m up.  Yesterday, we planned to start our hike at Pegasus Campground and drift north then west, coming in midpoint of the rock grouping.  It’s the … Continue reading

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CITY OF ROCKS, JUNE 14, 2017

Location: home to City of Rocks State Park, NM.  Park map. Off on another 2017 travel trailer adventure to add to where we’ve been: Bottomless, Elephant Butte, Caballo, Sumner Lake, and Conchas Lake.  Here is happy number six. An early … Continue reading

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