Tag Archive: New Mexico

Back Building at Mesilla Valley Habitat for Humanity: Week 1

For most of the 3 and a half years I’ve been writing this blog I’ve been a couple months behind in posting but I’ve recently caught up which puts me in a unique… Continue reading

Hiking the Pine Tree Trail Again

Because we had a few extra days in our schedule we chose to arrive in Las Cruces for our Habitat build a day early in order to hike in the beautiful Organ Mountains.… Continue reading

Exploring Carson National Forest and a Visit to Earthship Biotecture

Hiking in Carson National Forest and seeing the mountains around Taos had been on my list for some time; I had in fact intended to go in December but that didn’t quite work… Continue reading

Sort of a Canyon Exploration in the San Ysidro Trials Area

The canyon in the San Ysidro Trials Area was one of those places we just happened to discover on our way through the area. Looking for a short hike-slash-dogwalk I Googled our approximate… Continue reading

East Fork Trail and Santa Fe National Forest

I was very excited to spend a couple days hiking in the Santa Fe National Forest though we didn’t have any specific hiking agendas. I had been craving mountain hiking but when we… Continue reading

Santa Fe Habitat for Humanity

Our experience building in Santa Fe was truly wonderful. Working alongside multiple homeowners, a core group of dedicated and knowledgeable local volunteers, fellow Care-a-Vanners, and the amazing crew at Santa Fe Habitat was… Continue reading

A Section of the Continental Divide Trail and the Wild Burro Trail in the Tortolita Mountains

This post contains photos from our two hikes we did on our way to our next stop in Tonto National Forest in northeast Arizona. Since we were in no particular hurry – and… Continue reading

Hikes in Gila National Forest, the Gila Cliff Dwellings, and the Old Mining Town of Pinos Altos

After leaving Las Cruces we began heading west on a roundabout route back to Utah. Our first stop was for a few days hiking in Gila National Forest, a visit to the Gila… Continue reading

Catching Up on Blogging and Picking Up Where I Left Off with the Sierra de las Uvas Mountains and an Exploration near Soledad Canyon

I haven’t blogged in awhile and though I have a desire to catch up, I took a break precisely because my desire to catch up was beginning to feel like a task, a… Continue reading

Baylor Pass Trail

I didn’t hike Baylor Pass when I was doing Habitat in Las Cruces 2 years ago. That was a mistake. Baylor Pass is a 6 mile long trail over the beautiful Organ Mountains.… Continue reading