La Luz Round-Trip Hike
In Sandia Mountain East Region
|Last Update||2018-11-21 19:34:29.0|
|Avg Grade||17 %|
|Drive Miles Round Trip||20|
|Drive Time Oneway||0:25|
|Hiking Seasons||Sprg, Fall|
|Hike Rating||(Hike not rated)|
|New Mexico Game Unit||8|
|All On Trail||Yes|
|All Paved/Gravel Roads||Yes|
Highlights A challenging hike with spectacular views; towers of granite; ponderosa/aspen/blue spruce forests.
Cautions Very strenuous hike! Bring your hiking poles.
Trailhead Directions In Albuquerque go to Tramway Blvd (SR 556). On Tramway Blvd go to Forest Hwy 333 which at the north end of Tramway in the bend to the west to I-25. Follow 333 northeast into the canyon following signs to La Luz trailhead and PARK (0.0 mi) there.
Actual Hike Follow the La Luz trail past the way TO OVERLOOK (2.8 mi) to the ROCKY ASCENT (4.8 mi). Continue to the intersection with the CREST SPUR (6.4 mi). Take a break, then turn around and go back the way you came.
Comments Hike data were obtained using the National Geographic TOPO digital elevation model.
Map created by TOPO!® ©2011 National Geographic
Map File Download it. Usually a larger image.
PARK: N35 13.185, W106 28.860
TO OVERLOOK: N35 12.696, W106 27.991
ROCKY ASCENT: N35 12.446, W106 27.313
CREST SPUR: N35 12.277, W106 26.849
GPS Files Click link to download file.
GPX:WayTrack, 21Nov18, Garmin, Marilyn Warrant
|Text Author||Jacqueline Bryant|
|Map Author||Marilyn Warrant|
|Waypoints Author||Dick Brown|
|Track Author||Marilyn Warrant|
|Maintainer||Unassigned (contact Administrator)|