60 Hikes Within 60 Miles - Albuquerque
- Group size: 35
- Instructor: David Ryan
Join local author David Ryan and learn about the top hikes within 60 miles of the Duke City. These selected trails transport you to scenic overlooks, wildlife hot spots, ancient ruins, and petroglyphs that renew your spirit and recharge your body. Experience the black-lava badlands in El Malpais National Monument. Enjoy cool aspen woodlands in Santa Fe National Forest. Explore new trails in the Galisteo Basin and the Valles Caldera. Immerse yourself in history with nostalgic walks along the Rio Grande - not to mention ancient pueblos old mining camps, slot canyons, and more! Author David Ryan left his conventional job in the business world at the age of 49 to rearrange his life into a mixture of income-producing and personal activities. Since making that change, he has found time to walk the 2180-mile Appalachian Trail from end-to-end, walk the Camino de Santiago from France to Santiago de Compostela in the west of Spain, become involved in archaeology, earn a black belt in aikido, and pursue several other outdoor and walking activities. For the past 18 years he has explored the New Mexico backcountry looking for previously unknown archaeology sites as a volunteer for the BLM.
1550 Mercantile Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107