Friday, April 25, 2014

Bernalillo, Albuquerque, NM

We are all settled in for a month at a KOA in Bernalillo, NM.  Located just north of Albuquerque and south of Santa Fe, we thought it would be a good place to explore both cities and surrounding area.

To the east of us are the Sandia Mountains and they are chock full of hiking trails!  We did one today though that will not be repeated for sure!  This 7 mile round trip started out with 3 miles of steep uphill with a 2500 ft elevation gain and ended with a long down canyon stretch of steep loose rock.  It was beautiful but one time was enough!


  1. Downhill steep loose rock is not enjoyable. It always makes me feel like my feet will be going out from under me and pain will quickly follow. That's a pretty part of the state.

    1. I agree Allison! Yes, this mountain range is a pretty one!


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