Saturday June 22 - beginner/intermediate - Let’s beat the heat and meet at 7:30 am Kmart parking lot for carpooling. We’ll check out the permian stratigraphy and paleontology of the Robledos as we hike the area and the ridge. Steve will lead this hike and he says it will be well worth exploring. Bring, water, hat, sunscreen, snack, lunch and hiking boots.
Directions to trailhead:
Go north on Interstate 25 Take Doña Ana exit 9. Head west on NM 320 for 2 miles until you reach NM 185. Turn right on NM 185 and head north for ½ mile to Shalem Colony Road. Turn left onto Shalem Colony Road and head west to Rocky Acres Road. Turn right onto Rocky Acres Road. After ¼ mile, turn left onto Permian Trackways Road and continue to parking lot. Map of parking area & parking lot. (http://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=32.37336&mlon=-106.86676&zoom=15&layers=M)