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Cancelled: Wolf Creek ski/Pagosa stay Dec. 13-16

Leader: 
Bill Priedhorsky
Telephone: 
505 412 0376
Date: 
Thu, 2018-12-13
Leader Email: 
bill@priedhorsky.net
Difficulty: 
Moderate
Technicality: 
Intermediate
Are dogs allowed?: 
Not allowed

Cancelled due to low interest, will try again after Christmas. BP

X-C Ski at Cumbres Pass

Leader: 
Jean Dewart
Telephone: 
5056629592
Date: 
Sun, 2018-12-09
Leader Email: 
jdewart@q.com
Difficulty: 
Moderate
Technicality: 
Intermediate
Are dogs allowed?: 
Allowed

There is enough snow a Cumbres Pass - let's go ski!

Sunday December 9.  Please send me an email if you'd like to come.

Gates Of Hell

Leader: 
Rod McCrady
Telephone: 
505 699 1292
Date: 
Sun, 2018-12-09
Leader Email: 
r.mccrady@comcast.net
Difficulty: 
Moderate
Technicality: 
Intermediate
Are dogs allowed?: 
Allowed

This hike is in the valley, near Hernandez north of Espanola. The drive will be about 40 minutes each way. I estimate the length of the hike as 10-12 miles. Some scrambling and bushwhacking could be involved. I have never been to this location, so be prepared for some uncertainty along the way. Some interesting geological features (dikes) are expected.

Let's plan to leave town at 10:00 AM. Email or call for details. r.mccrady@comcast.net

Opt Outside Hike

Leader: 
Evan Rose
Telephone: 
5056620460
Date: 
Fri, 2018-11-23
Leader Email: 
programs@peecnature.org
Difficulty: 
Moderate
Technicality: 
Beginner
Are dogs allowed?: 
Not allowed

Do you want to spend time outside on Black Friday instead of in stores? REI's #OptOutside campaign inspired us to provide this guided hike to help you enjoy the outdoors. Opt to spend the day outside, enjoying nature, rather than fighting the crowds or staring at a screen.

The location for this hike will be determined at a later date, once we know the snow situation and trail conditions. Plan on a moderately difficult hike that will take about 4 hours. The group will stop around noon to enjoy lunch on the trail.

Thanksgiving hike: The Two Tunnels

Leader: 
Rod McCrady
Telephone: 
5056618874
Date: 
Thu, 2018-11-22
Leader Email: 
r.mccrady@comcast.net
Difficulty: 
Moderate
Technicality: 
Intermediate
Are dogs allowed?: 
Not allowed

Let's start the day with a little hike right here in town. I expect the hike to take about an hour and a half, and will take a route through a shallow canyon without an established trail.

We'll begin at 8:00 on Thansgiving day.

Contact me for details:

r.mccrady at comcast dot net

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Ski Wolf Creek Nov. 22-24

Leader: 
Bill Priedhorsky
Telephone: 
5054120376
Date: 
Thu, 2018-11-22
Leader Email: 
bill@priedhorsky.net
Difficulty: 
Moderate
Technicality: 
Intermediate
Are dogs allowed?: 
Not allowed

We have an extra bedroom in a house we rented in Pagosa, and are looking for someone who would like to join in on some Wolf Creek skiing. Decent base up there, and as they say,they have the best snow in Colorado. We will drive up to Pagosa Thursday afternoon/evening after turkey, ski Friday and Saturday at Wolf Creek, and drive home after Saturday's skiing. The cost for a bedroom for the two nights is about $150. The house can be seen at https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/18785650. Let me know as soon as you can if you would like to join us.

Moab bike/hike Nov. 7-12

Leader: 
Bill Priedhorsky
Telephone: 
(505) 412 0376
Date: 
Wed, 2018-11-07
Leader Email: 
bill@priedhorsky.net
Difficulty: 
Moderate
Technicality: 
Intermediate
Are dogs allowed?: 
Not allowed

I would like to announce the tenth edition of our very successful trips to Moab. We have been going most Novembers since 2008, and every time has been a great success. The 2014 trip report can be found at http://lamountaineers.org/node/479#comment-57.

Fall Color Bike Ride to the Gilman Tunnels

Leader: 
Ross Lemons
Telephone: 
5056721586
Date: 
Sat, 2018-11-03
Leader Email: 
lemonsra@gmail.com
Difficulty: 
Moderate
Technicality: 
Intermediate
Are dogs allowed?: 
Not allowed

This trip is a bicycle ride on paved roads from Jemez Springs to the Gilman Tunnels and back. The trip is in conjunction with the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC), and is free for Los Alamos Mountaineers Members and PEEC Members, but PEEC charges a small fee for non-members. 

Wilderness First Aid Two-Day Course

Leader: 
Jeff DeBellis
Telephone: 
505-662-0460
Date: 
Sat, 2018-11-03
Difficulty: 
Easy
Technicality: 
Beginner
Are dogs allowed?: 
Not allowed

Do you know what to do when someone is hurt, sick, or lost in the outdoors? This two-day SOLO Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course will cover the basics of how to help someone in need of first aid. It will help you know what to do in a variety of scenarios and accidents. This is a great opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts, trip leaders, or people who spend time in remote, rural, or disaster-prone areas. The class will meet both Saturday and Sunday, November 3 and 4, from 8 AM to 5 PM, at PEEC 2600 Canyon Road, Los Alamos.

Comb Ridge/Cedar Mesa/White Canyon hiking Oct. 24-28

Leader: 
Bill Priedhorsky
Telephone: 
please email
Date: 
Wed, 2018-10-24
Leader Email: 
bill@priedhorsky.net
Difficulty: 
Moderate
Technicality: 
Intermediate
Are dogs allowed?: 
Not allowed

In a revival of an old tradition, I'd like spend a hiking weekend based in Bluff, Utah, which is the closest corner of the canyon country, just 5 1/2 hours drive from Los Alamos. Going in late October, we should have fine, cool weather, perfect for exploring the slick rock and ruins in the vicinity of Bluff, farther afield in the canyons that carve into Comb Ridge, in the canyons that drain Cedar Mesa, and in White Canyon and its tributaries. We spend many winter long weekends in the vicinity, but haven't been back since 2009.

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