Osha Spring Trail Hike – 12/20/2015

This was our second hike on the Osha Spring Trail.  As on the earlier outing (Osha Spring Trail Hike), we’re anticipating a future hike to the Land’s End Mine.  The day was chilly with snow flurries, and a muddy trail in spots, so it was shortened.

The Hike

Osha Spring Hike. 12/20/2015

Statistics

Total Distance: 3.47 miles
Elevation: 6,859 start, 7,334 maximum, 6,500 minimum
Gross gain: 834 ft.  Aggregate ascending 1,021 ft, descending: 1,058 ft
Maximum slope: 29% ascending, 34% descending, 10% average
Duration: 2:55

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

GeoCaching.com: Landsend Barite Cache 
Exerpt from Sandia Mountain Hiking Guide: Barite Mine, LNDMRK

 

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