Agua Fria Peak

Alpine tableau on the summit of Agua Fria Peak 30 JULY 2022 W5N/CM-008 Route: A labyrinth of spec roads Hike Distance: 4 miles round trip Elevation Gain: 200′ Navigation: Difficult Steepness: Easy Vehicle: Passenger car Road: Good dirt road Cell Coverage: None on the summit (Verizon), Good APRS Hike basics Cassie (KG6MZR) and I triedContinue reading “Agua Fria Peak”

Cerro Montoso

Chester the Drone shoots the summit looking south across the Taos Plateau. 19 JULY 2022 W5N/OT-022 Route: 4×4 track and cross-country Hike Distance: 4 miles round trip Elevation Gain: 728′ Navigation: Moderate to difficult on the way down Steepness: Gentle Vehicle: High clearance vehicle Road: Mostly good dirt. DRY WX only Cell Coverage: None (Verizon)Continue reading “Cerro Montoso”

Cerro de los Taoses

Looking south at dawn toward Tres Orejas (W5N/OT-026) and Santa Fe Baldy. 14 JULY 2022 W5N/OT-025 Route: Wide open cross country Hike Distance: 1.2 miles round trip Elevation Gain: 400′ Navigation: Easy Steepness: Easy Vehicle: High clearance passenger vehicle Road: Seasonal, very rocky at the end. Cell Coverage: Fair (Verizon) Hike basics For this reallyContinue reading “Cerro de los Taoses”

Tres Orejas

Sunrise on the way up 8 JULY 2022 W5N/OT-026 Route: Cross-country Hike Distance: .8 miles round trip Elevation Gain: 530′ Navigation: Easy Steepness: Steep Vehicle: Passenger car Road: 9 miles dirt (dry weather only!) Cell Coverage: Indeterminate. My phone had to be reset after this trip. Hike basics Last winter I attempted to do TresContinue reading “Tres Orejas”

Navajo Point

Sunrise on the Cedar Breaks 2 JULY 2022 W7U/IR-002 Full write-up to follow. Stay tuned… Route: Jeep track and coss-country Hike Distance: .3 miles round trip Elevation Gain: 250′ Navigation: Easy Steepness: Moderate Vehicle: Passenger car Road: One mile good dirt road Cell Coverage: Unknown – forgot my cell! Hike basics

Brian Head

Brian Head, Utah 1 JULY 2022 W7U/SU-017 Full write-up to follow. Stay tuned… Route: Drive-up Hike Distance: 200′ Elevation Gain: 0′ Navigation: Easy Steepness: Easy Vehicle: Passenger car Road: 3 miles good dirt Cell Coverage: Good (Verizon) Hike basics