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September

Friday, September 17: Tree Spring Trail Hike. This hike is a 3.7-mile out-and-back trail and 944 feet of elevation gain. A great hike with shade on most of the trail and a scenic view at the top—great for a food break so bring a lunch or snack. Please still be prepared with a hat and plenty of water! This is a gentle incline, smooth packed trail and easy rocky areas. We will meet at the Tree Springs Trailhead Parking lot at 8 a.m. Appropriate Covid-19 precautions will be taken.
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Saturday, September 25: Yoga in the Mountains. Come celebrate National Yoga Month with us. We’ll meet at the trailhead at 10:00 a.m. If you’d like to explore the wonders of nature, hiking and outdoor yoga in the company of really nice people this is the hike! We’ll embark on an easy 2.5 mile hike that incorporates a one hour outdoor yoga and mindfulness break midway. Includes 200 feet of elevation gain and amazing views of the mountains. Sponsored by the Sierra Club Military Outdoors Program and everyone is welcome.
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October

Friday, October 15, 2021 – Sunday, October 17, 2021: Chaco Canyon Camp, Hike and Bike. Join us to camp at Gallo Campground in Chaco Canyon National Historic Park on Friday night. Come and enjoy the evening sky and meet new friends. This outing is appropriate for minors 16 or over accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. No dogs.
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Friday, October 15:  Las Conchas Trail Hike along the Jemez River East Fork. This five-hour long outing includes one hour of driving each way from departure point, along the lovely winding mountain Highway 4 with a photo stop at the Gilman tunnels and waterfall. Then we will lunch together after the hike at Los Ojos in Jemez Springs. Join us for a dose of nature and camaraderie. This hike is appropriate for children over 12 accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. No dogs.
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Saturday, October 16: Bosque Clean-up. Come join us at the Pueblo Montaño Open Space and Trailhead to pickup trash and celebrate our amazing open spaces. We’ll team-up for about one and half hours to clean-up the surrounding area. This is a great activity for families with children. Children 18 or under must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. If you love the bosque and our open spaces I hope you’ll join us!
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Saturday October 23 and Sunday October 25: Wilderness First Aid Course. The Sierra Club, Rio Grande Chapter and Kirtland Air Force Base, Outdoor Recreation are co-sponsoring a Wilderness First Aid course especially geared toward our members. This course is in high demand and typically fills-up months in advance.
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Friday, October 29:  Las Conchas Trail Hike along the Jemez River East Fork. This five-hour long outing includes one hour of driving each way from departure point, along the lovely winding mountain Highway 4 with a photo stop at the Gilman tunnels and waterfall. Then we will lunch together after the hike at Los Ojos in Jemez Springs. Join us for a dose of nature and camaraderie. This hike is appropriate for children over 12 accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. No dogs.
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November

No outings scheduled (yet)

December

Saturday, December 18: Full Moon Snowshoe Hike on Sandia Crest. Crisp night air and the reflection of the moon’s rays onto glistening snow. This three-hour long outing is approximately 2.5 miles round trip with 150 feet of elevation gain. We’ll cover tips for safely traversing on snowshoes and winter hiking. If there’s insufficient snow, we this will be a full moon hike. Sponsored by the Military Outdoors Program and everyone is welcome. Participants must be in good physical condition and tolerate high elevation. Appropriate for children over 14 with parent or legal guardian. No dogs, please.
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January 2022

Saturday, January 15: Intro to Snowshoeing on Sandia Crest. If you can walk, you can snowshoe! This three-hour long outing is approximately 2.5 miles round trip with 150 feet of elevation gain. We’ll cover tips for safely traversing on snowshoes and winter hiking. Sponsored by the Military Outdoors Program and everyone is welcome. Appropriate for children over 14 with parent or legal guardian. No dogs, please.
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