Tres Pistolas/Three Gun Springs Trails Hike – 05/11/2014

One of our early hikes, checking out trails out of Tijeras, on the south end of the Sandia Mountains. One of our early hikes, checking out trails out of Placitas, on the north end of the Sandia Mountains.

The Hike

Tres Pistolas.Jay.2014-05-11


Total Distance:  4.96 miles
Elevation: start  6,389 ft, maximum  7,924 ft,  minimum  6,322 ft
Gross gain:  1,602 ft.  Aggregate ascending  1,616 ft, descending  1,683ft
Maximum slope: 29% ascending, 27% descending, 12.0% average
Duration: 3:23

GPS Track Files for Download
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.


USDA Forest Service: 3 Gun Trailhead/# Gun Trl 194/Hawk Watch Trl 215
     Three Gun Springs Trail
     Three Gun Spring Trail to Embudito Trail
     Embudo Canyon Trail to Three Gun Spring Trail

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