Sep 052013
A Day Hike Near Santa Fe

Share It!A day hike near Santa Fe Some very impromptu footage I shot while hiking near Santa Fe with my wife and son this weekend. Nothing planned, no assistance or support equipment, all hand held and spur-of-the-moment. We were kind of on a photo shoot, and I just started filming everything instead. Excellent video of the aspens and mountains around Santa Fe with the beautiful Fall colors! Shot with a Canon 5D Mk III and a 60D. Edited with Premiere CS6. The song is called Seasons, by Taos Winds. If [Read More]

Apr 172012
Fee-free National Park Week and Junior Ranger Day at Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

Share It!Fee-free National Park Week and Junior Ranger Day at Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument Picture yourself at Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument for free!  During National Park Week, April 21-29, ALL 397 of your national parks offer free admission, all week long.  The staff at Gila Cliff Dwellings invites you to enjoy the 1-mile roundtrip trail to visit the over-700-year-old structures at Gila Cliff Dwellings.  In addition, Western National Parks Association will offer a 15 % discount on merchandise in the store at the Gila Visitor Center throughout the [Read More]

Mar 012012
Upcoming Hikes and Outings from the New Mexico  Wilderness Alliance

Share It! Upcoming Hikes and Outings from the New Mexico  Wilderness Alliance   Slot Canyon Surprise Date: Saturday, March 17, 2012 Cost: $10 for members, $20 for non-members This is an easy to moderate hike to and through one of Doña Ana County's most hidden wonders-a slot canyon nestled between the Cedar Hills and the Rio Grande. Just thirty minutes north of Las Cruces, this incredible hike showcases just some of the natural wonders that make Dona Ana County a veritable wildland paradise.   Sign up online now at   [Read More]

Jan 222012
Hikes Available at Prehistoric Trackways National Monument

Share It!Hikes Available at Prehistoric Trackways National Monument  LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The Prehistoric Trackways National Monument is now offering guided hikes to Discovery Site where 2,500 slabs of trackways were excavated by citizen scientist Jerry MacDonald and now make up the Jerry MacDonald Paleozoic Trackways collection at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. The trackways contain footprints of numerous amphibians, reptiles, and insects (including previously unknown species), plants, and petrified wood dating back 280 million years, which collectively provide new opportunities to understand animal behaviors and [Read More]

Jan 172012
Top Five Most Romantic Things to Do In New Mexico

Share It!Top Five Most Romantic Things to Do In New Mexico New Mexico is not only enchanting; it is enchantingly romantic for couples.  The list of romantic to-do’s is endless, from cozy log cabins for two to world-renown spas, or just taking a nature hike or standing atop one of its many amazing vistas alone together in the vast spacious beauty, and there is nowhere better for gazing at the stars. We have narrowed the list though to the top five most romantic things to do. Start with these, then [Read More]

Dec 202011
Hiking in Taos County

Share It!Hiking in Taos County By Linda Thompson Hikers at Williams Lake near Taos Ski Valley ©Terry Thompson, (Taos, New Mexico) One of the most exhilarating ways to explore the northern New Mexican scenery is by foot. Within an hour of Taos are more than fifth hiking trails, mostly within the Carson National Forest, with others along the canyon of the Rio Grande River. Santa Fe-Taos Hiking Guide by Bob D'Antonio (Westcliffe Publishers, 2004), is an excellent resource, as are maps published by the U.S. Geological Service and the [Read More]

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