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New Canyon CG
Presented By: New Mexico Volunteers for the Outdoors
Dates: June 8, 2019
Location: New Canyon Campground
Address: New Canyon Campground, Torreon, NM 87061
Phone: 505-314-3374
Time: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Price: Free

New Canyon CG (Mountainair RD)

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Contact Leader(s): Ed DiBello, 505-314-3374, edbhiker@gmail.com; Don Lemke, dlemke1@hotmail.com to sign up.

Start Date and Time: Saturday, June 8, 2019, 9:00 AM

End Date and Time: Saturday, June 8, 2019, 4:30 PM

Please join us on Saturday, June 8 for a one-day trail project in the Manzano Mountains. The work site is approximately a 1.5-hour drive from Albuquerque via NM-337S (old South 14).

We will start work at the New Canyon Campground and rebuild a short (few hundred yards) section of trail to the Crest (distance to Crest is approximately 2 miles, elevation gain is approximately 1000 feet), install signs, and work on clearing dead fall and performing light tread work for approximately 1/2 mile south along the Manzano Crest Trail toward the Spruce Spring Trail. Volunteers should wear long pants, long sleeves, sturdy boots (absolutely no sandals or tennis/athletic shoes), and work gloves. Also, bring sun and rain protection, plenty of drinking water, snacks, and lunch. Hard hats and eye protection will be provided by NMVFO.

This is a one day project; however, Volunteers may camp at the New Canyon CG or at dispersed campsites on Friday night. Vault toilets, tables, bear boxes, and fire rings are available at the Campground. The road to the Campground is suitable for passenger vehicles; however, trailers and RV’s are not recommended.

Detailed directions to the work site will be provided prior to the project. Carpooling from Albuquerque may be possible, depending on the number of volunteers. Registration for this project is required for planning purposes; please sign up through the project leader (info below) no later than Noon, Wednesday, June 5, 2019.

Geolocation: New Canyon Campground, Torreon, NM 87061

Latitude: 34.6706148

Longitude: -106.4116529

Links for more information: If this is your first NMVFO project, you can find more information about what to expect at http://nmvfo.org/volunteer/volunteer-faq or email the project leader (Ed) at edbhiker@gmail.com or the co-project leader (Don) at dlemke1@hotmail.com.

New Canyon CG
  • New Canyon Campground
  • Torreon, NM 87061
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  • New Canyon Campground
  • Free