La Luz Trail

Albuquerque New Mexico Hikes

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A long day hike or an overnight trip from the edge of Albuquerque through the rugged Sandia Wilderness to the crest of the Sandia Mountains.
Hiking New Mexico

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Hiking New Mexico

by Laurence Parent (Falcon Publishing)

A long day hike or an overnight trip from the edge of Albuquerque through the rugged Sandia Wilderness to the crest of the Sandia Mountains.

©   Laurence Parent/Falcon Publishing. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Albuquerque
Length: 15
Elevation Gain: 3,618 feet
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Strenuous day hike or overnight trip
Duration: 9–12 hours for day hike
Season: April through November
Trailhead Elevation: 7,060 feet
Top Elevation: 10,678 feet
Local Maps: Sandia Crest 7.5-minute USGS quad
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Recent Trail Reviews

6/4/2009
1/25/2009

I’ve been hiking this trail quite abit lately … just about every Sunday. Today the trail was in good condition as in didn’t really hit snow till around the 4.6 mile area … there a some areas with snow/ice pack but as long as your careful you would be all right … but once you get to the 5 mile mark some type of spikes is highly recommended … Today only went to the 5 mile point and turned around.

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