Category Archive: hiking

Stroll on the East Fork Trail

By the time we were looking to do our next hike it was the middle of November. Though the day we chose was warm the previous week had not been and there was… Continue reading

Just One More: Lobo Peak via the Italianos Canyon Trail

As the fourth weekend in October rolled around and there still wasn’t any snow, we had the opportunity to hike another peak. With our amazing excursion to Wheeler Peak from the previous week… Continue reading

The Highest Mountain in New Mexico: Hiking Wheeler Peak

Miraculously the mountains still had not had a significant snow by the third week in October. As Callahan and I began to consider the possibilities a local volunteer named John told me he… Continue reading

Wanted: Aspens and High Peaks (The Hike to East Pecos Baldy Saddle)

I don’t recall the exact conversation but as Callahan and I were planning our next hike we both agreed that we needed to see more aspens and to get to the top of… Continue reading

Trampas Lakes and an Attempt to Climb Another Peak. And, Abby Saves My Bacon Again.

For my next adventure I’d hoped to combine a trip to the Trampas Lakes with an ascent of Jicarilla Peak, a 12,494-foot elevation prominance north of the lakes. The trail out to the… Continue reading

Lake Peak Loop Trail with a Bonus Side Trip to Spirit Lake

I was eager to return to Lake Peak and to especially complete the loop that I’d been prevented from finishing a few weeks earlier. The fact that the aspens were turning was definitely… Continue reading

The Incredible Ascent of East Pecos Baldy

After hiking Santa Fe Baldy I must admit that my search for the next week’s adventure was based largely on the question of what was the next highest thing I could climb up.… Continue reading

First Tastes of Fall: The Hike Up Santa Fe Baldy

After the previous week’s hike up Lake Peak, I was more than excited to get to the top of some of the other peaks in the Sangre de Christos. Somewhere after hiking Lake… Continue reading

Hiking to Lake Peak

Now that I’ve done some catching up with regards to my work activities with Santa Fe Habitat, I can go back and summarize some of the amazing hikes I’ve done in the Sangre… Continue reading

Green Building and Solar Panel Installation at Santa Fe Habitat for Humanity

Santa Fe Habitat pretty firmly believes in environmental responsibility, ranging from proper material disposal, watershed protection, and recycling of just about everything (even bent nails!) to building the most energy-efficient house possible. Under… Continue reading