Tree Springs Hike – 05/04/2014

A Retro-post, a hike from 2014, a trail that Jay had hiked a couple of times before. One of our early hikes, checking out trails on the east side of the Sandia Mountains.

The Hike

Tree Springs Hike.Jay.2014-05-04
(Ignore the snow on the GoogleEarth image.)

Statistics

Total Distance:  3.95 miles
Elevation: start  8,480 ft, maximum  9,502 ft,  minimum  8,480 ft
Gross gain:  1,022 ft.  Aggregate ascending  1,138 ft, descending  1,224 ft
Maximum slope: 28% ascending, 28% descending, 10% average
Duration: 3:04

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

USDA Forest Service: Tree  Spring Trailhead and Tree Spring Trail 147
ASCHG: Tree Spring Trail to Fossil Garden Hike
AllTrails:
     Tree Spring Trail
     Tree Spring to 10-K Trail
SummitPost: Tree Springs Trail 
Trek Southwest: Tree Springs Trail – Sandia Mountains, New Mexico

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