El Malpais-Narrows Rim Hike – 03/26/2014

One of our early hikes, checking out trails around Grants, NM. This summary is posted from memory; it took place before I began this Hiking BLOG. This was such a nice hike with friend Vince. I think my memory will bring back some particulars.

Statistics

Total Distance:  7.65 miles
Elevation: start  7,078 ft, maximum  7,437 ft,  minimum  7,078 ft
Gross gain:  359 ft.  Aggregate ascending  1,975 ft, descending  1,974 ft
Maximum slope: 29% ascending, 30% descending, 7.4% average
Duration: 5:24

GPS Track Files for Download
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I urge you to explore our hiking tracks with Google Earth. With the virtual 3-dimensional presentation, achieved by panning and tilting the view, you can get a much better idea of the hikes and terrain than you can get from the 2-dimensional screenshot above. For assistance: Using Google Earth Track Files.

References

BLM: Narrows Rim (pdf)
ExploreNM: Narrows Rim Trail
New Mexico Meanders: 2017-07-02 The Narrows Rim Trail
AllTrails: Narrows Rim Trail
Only in Your State:
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