Sierra Club Military Outdoors Program – spring outings

Cienega Trail Hike

Sponsored by the Sierra Club Military Outdoors Program and everyone is welcome. Join us at 9:00 AM on Saturday, March 24th, 2018 for a hike of the Cienega Trail. We’ll depart from the trailhead and proceed to Sandia crest where you can admire views of the city and enjoy the serenity of the Cibola Wilderness area. This hike is rated as moderate with 1,800 vertical feet of elevation gain (900 vertical feet/mile at the steepest stretch) and 5.0 miles round trip in approximately 5 hours.  RSVP to Terry Owen, 505-301-4349, or teowen@q.com by March 22nd.

Celebrate Earth Day with the Ancients

Sponsored by the Sierra Club Military Outdoors Program and everyone is welcome. Join us at 9:00 AM on Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 for a hike of the Mesa Prieta Trail. On this hike you’ll explore the south escarpment of Petroglyph National Monument and see a number of ancient petroglyphs. Hike is approximately 4 miles RT with 300 feet of elevation gain. Contact Terry Owen, 505-301-4349, teowen@q.com by April 20th to RSVP, obtain details and the meet-up location.

Colorado 14’er Hike and Camp

Join the Sierra Club Military Outdoors Program as we embark on a hike of Mt. Elbert. This is Colorado’s highest peak and the second highest peak in the lower 48 at 14,433 feet. We’ll climb on Saturday, June 23rd with optional camping the night before and after. This is a challenging, high altitude hike of approximately 10 miles RT and 4,400 vertical feet of climbing in a span of 8 hours. Participants must be in good physical condition. Veterans, active duty, military families and all others are welcome to join us. RSVP to Terry Owen, 505-301-4349, teowen@q.com NLT June 19th and obtain camping location, hike details and the recommended gear list.

 

Sierra Club Military Outdoors Program – spring outings
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