Albuquerque Senior Centers' Hiking Groups (ASCHG)

Sandia Crest House To Tram Hike
In Sandia Mountain East Region

Hike Id H10355
Last Update 2018-05-22 22:03:26.0
Hike Class B
Hike Miles 3.2
Minimum Elevation 10286
Elevation Gain 358
Total Uphill 424
Total Downhill 424
Avg Grade 8 %
Route Type InOut
Drive Miles Round Trip 70
Drive Time Oneway 1:15
Hiking Seasons Sprg, Smmr, Fall
Hike Rating (3.8 by 4 hikers)
New Mexico Game Unit 8
All On Trail Yes
All Paved/Gravel Roads Yes

Highlights Short hike from the Crest House on the Crest Trail to the Tram area and back.

Trailhead Directions I-40 east to Tijeras exit. North on NM 14, west on Crest Road 536 all the way to the lower Crest parking lot (PARK (0.0 mi)). Parking requires a $3 fee, the Senior Pass, or a Golden Age Passport. There are toilet facilities at the Crest.

Actual Hike Start at the lower Crest parking lot, and hike along the Crest Trail to the Tram. Eat lunch on the TRAMDECK (1.7 mi).

Map created by TOPO!® ©2011 National Geographic

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PARK: N35 12.666, W106 26.965
TRAMDECK: N35 11.769, W106 26.064

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GPX:WayTrack, 01Oct10, Garmin, Dick Brown

Text Author Dick Brown
Map Author Marilyn Warrant
Waypoints Author Dick Brown
Track Author Dick Brown
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