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Tres Pistolas (Three Gun Spring) Trail Timed Hike

Three Guns Spring Trailhead

By attending this hike, you understand that the COVID-19 virus has a long incubation period during which carriers of the virus may not show symptoms and it is highly contagious. If you contract the virus, The ABQ Hiking and Outdoor group is not liable. If you have a fever, shortness of breath, a dry cough, a sore throat, headache, loss of taste or smell or other flu-like symptoms, please do not attend this hike and call the NM Coronavirus Hotline at[masked].

Description: 7:30 am. NOTE later start time!

We'll meet at the Three Gun trailhead north of the Monticello subdivision.

This is an early morning cardio workout, we're allowing 1 hour (give or take) to get to the top, then we turn around and head back. We use the post marking the intersection with the Embudo trail as our turnaround point.

Dogs are allowed, but must be on leash, well behaved and under control at all times. Also we expect the owner to clean up after their dog according to trail regulations.

Length: 4.8 miles round trip

Elevation: 6,[masked] ft.

Difficulty: Moderate to strenuous. Everyone hikes at their own speed, so difficulty is what you make it.

NOTE: Please be on time, we leave the trailhead promptly at 7:30

Embudo trail head...

Embudo Trailhead

STARTING TIME: 7:15 a.m.

THE HIKE: The route is a circular loop on existing trails on the western slope of the Sandias.

WHERE: We depart from the paved parking lot at eastern end of Indian School Road in the Sandia foothills. Proceed through the gate, then up and around on the narrow blacktop road to the parking lot.

WHAT TIME: 7:15 sharp.

DISTANCE: About 4 miles.

PACE: Brisk, about 18 minutes per mile.

WATER: Please carry some.

DOGS: OK, if you leash it and carry its poop to the trash can.

NO-SHOWS: If you sign up but then change your mind, please change your RSVP. Not changing it could prevent another hiker from joining us.

COVID-19: By attending this hike, you understand that the COVID-19 virus has a long incubation period during which carriers of the virus may not show symptoms, and it is highly contagious. If you contract the virus, the ABQ Hiking and Outdoor Meetup group is not liable. If you have a fever, shortness of breath, a dry cough, a sore throat, headache, loss of taste, or smell or other flu-like symptoms, please do not attend this hike and call the NM Coronavirus Hotline,[masked].

DISCLAIMER: Hiking has inherent dangers that could lead to injury or death. Your hike leader is not a guide, just someone who likes company while hiking and is not responsible for your safety or lack of it. If you choose to join me, you agree to do so at your own risk. If you decide to leave the group, to turn around, to take a different route to any location, you are on your own. You cannot count on me or anyone else on the hike to be responsible for you, and your welfare is solely your responsibility.

GYM CLIMB: Group climb at Stone Age Climbing Gym (NORTH)

Stone Age Climbing Gym (NORTH)

This will be a regular gym climb posted every two weeks on a Thursday from 6:30-9pm at Stone Age Climbing Gym.

This event is appropriate for both new climbers and experienced climbers.

*** PLEASE reference "ANNA'S MEETUP" when arriving at the gym so they know you are with me.

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*** This event is at the NORTH GYM

Stone Age Climbing Gym (NORTH)
6200 Alameda Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113

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Meet me at the gym and we'll spend a couple hours climbing together. Since we'll all have different experience levels, I'll work to group people together with similar experience. The event will end at 9pm or feel free to leave earlier if you get tired.

I'll be waiting near the registration desk by 6:20 PM.

MASKS REQUIRED:
Don't forget your mask. Masks are required to be worn at all times while in the gym.

GYM WAIVER
New visitors to the gym (or folks who haven't visited in awhile) need to complete the gym's waiver ONLINE BEFORE COMING TO THE GYM:
https://climbstoneage.com/waiver/

ORIENTATION (New Visitors Only)
New visitors to the gym must take a 10-minute introduction session with gym staff to get familiar with the gym and to learn the rules. This session will start around 6:35PM after all new people arrive. Please be prompt.

COST
The Gym is giving us a discounted day pass price of $12 + $4.95 for harness/shoes/belay device (if you need to rent them). Bring your own personal gear if you have it and you don't pay the gear rental fee.

CLIMBING
Everyone can climb the auto-belay and bouldering routes at the gym and there should be plenty of climbing for everyone. A top-rope or lead belay test is required for anyone wanting to belay. The test isn't something new people will be taking but it'll be something you'll want to take if you come climb regularly.

LOCKERS
The gym has a locker room. Bring a lock if you want to lock your locker.

WHAT TO WEAR/BRING
- Bring a water bottle
- Wear comfortable shorts/pants that allows you to see your feet
- Wear a t-shirt but bring a light long sleeve shirt in case the gym is cold
- Socks aren't required with climbing shoes but wear a thin sock if you plan to wear them.

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COVID-19 Notice: By attending this hike, you understand that the COVID-19 virus has a long incubation period during which carriers of the virus may not show symptoms and it is highly contagious. If you contract the virus, The ABQ Hiking and Outdoor group is not liable. If you have a fever, shortness of breath, a dry cough, a sore throat, headache, loss of taste or smell or other flu-like symptoms, please do not attend this hike and call the NM Coronavirus Hotline at[masked]

Copper Avenue-plus

Copper Avenue, east end, where it dead-ends

STARTING TIME: 7:15 a.m.

THE HIKE: The route is a counter-clockwise circuit on existing trails on the western slope of the Sandias. It's a good workout.

WHERE: Trail head is at the east end of Copper Avenue, in the Sandia foothills. To get there, drive to Tramway and Copper; turn east onto Copper; drive to the dead end; park. The attached map is NOT CORRECT.

WHEN: 7:15 sharp.

PACE AND DISTANCE: Brisk. About 18 minutes per mile and about 4.3 miles.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE: About 85 minutes.

WATER: Please carry some.

DOGS: OK, if you leash it and carry its poop to the trash can.

NO-SHOWS: If you sign up but change your mind, please change your RSVP. Not changing it could prevent another hiker from joining us.

COVID-19: By attending this hike, you understand that the COVID-19 virus has a long incubation period during which carriers of the virus may not show symptoms, and it is highly contagious. If you contract the virus, the ABQ Hiking and Outdoor Meetup group is not liable. If you have a fever, shortness of breath, a dry cough, a sore throat, headache, loss of taste, or smell or other flu-like symptoms, please do not attend this hike and call the NM Coronavirus Hotline,[masked].

DISCLAIMER: Hiking has inherent dangers that could lead to injury or death. Your hike leader is not a guide, just someone who likes company while hiking and is not responsible for your safety or lack of it. If you choose to join me, you agree to do so at your own risk. If you decide to leave the group, to turn around, to take a different route to any location, you are on your own. You cannot count on me or anyone else on the hike to be responsible for you, and it is solely your responsibility to return to your vehicle.

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Copper Avenue-plus

Copper Avenue, east end, where it dead-ends

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