This is a semi-exploratory route meaning I have been here but not completed the entire intended due to snow. There are two trails that branch from just north of the lakes. The plan would be to make a loop out of them and camp near the creek. This is a beautiful area, and although the Canjilon lakes and campground are busy, the trails are rather lightly used. Mileage will be updated later but looking closer to 10 miles.
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Trip Dates:August 16 (Friday evening) thru August 18 (Sunday hike out)
Deadline for changing a "Yes" RSVP to a "No" RSVP is August 2, 2013
Drive Time to Camp/Trailhead Location: 2 to 2.5 hours from ABQ
Camp Location for Friday Night: There are some nice spots just north of the trailhead. a small less than quarter mile hike in will be the intended campsite.
Directions to Camp Location: Take I-25 North from ABQ to the Santa Fe relief route. or go through Santa Fe if you dare. Get on 84/285 north. in Espanola make the weird turns to stay on 84. Go north past Ghost Ranch and the Echo Amphitheater and turn right on SR 115 signed for Canjilon. Turn left on CR 280 which turns into FR 559 for 7 miles then turn on FR 129. it is signed for Canjilon Campground. 2wd will make the road. Most of it is paved.
Trail Length: We shall see!
Expected Temps: Highs 80's, Lows in 40's to 50's
Notice: Disregard the info/map directions link as it is incorrect!
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