Travertine Falls-South Crest Trails Hike – 04/30/2016

The Hike

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Travertine Falls – South Crest Hike, 04/30/2016

A nice hike with Pat, near Albuquerque, on the north side of I-40, the east end of Tijeras Canyon.  

Total Distance: 2.74 miles
Elevation: 6,541 start, 7,254 maximum, 6,541 minimum
Gross gain: 713 ft.  Aggregate ascending 958 ft, descending: 965 ft
Maximum slope: 60% ascending, 78% descending, 13% average
Duration:2:09

GPS Track Files for Download
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If you haven’t explored these hiking tracks with Google Earth, I urge you to try it. 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 screenshot above. For some ideas, check out  Using Google Earth Track Files.

References

ASCHG: South Crest from Canyon Estates
Doug Scott Art: Travertine Falls photos
AllTrails.com: Travertine Falls

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