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This one is tough. Climbing and descents. Also some trail obstructions in the middle segment that requires scrambling. Wear long pants, be fit and have plenty of water. I did it in two days since I just had one vehicle. I hiked from Sheep Corral up about 5.5 miles and then back, and the following day I hiked from NM15 up to the point I left off. Did I say have plenty of water! Views are stunning along the ridge. I clocked the highest elevation at about 8600 ft. According to my fitbit tracker the total distance from point to point is about 9.5 miles, for a total round trip of about 19 miles. This does not match the distance shown on the trail signs. I'd be curious to know what mileage others come up with.

Awesome trail. High elevation - up to almost 9000' - and a number of ups and downs, but nothing too strenuous provided you are physically fit. There are some burn areas but otherwise it's a lovely wooded area with stunning views.

Nice hike. Saw only 2 other people all day. Beautiful scenery. Peaceful.

Beautiful hike with perfect weather. Secluded on a Saturday.

This was a listed trail that has trail marker saying "public access through private property". This is not true as a jerk of a man said get off his property. Jim Aldel is his name.

Ok unless you've hiked slots in Utah!

Lovely hike! Depending which direction you go off of the main road, the ecosystem is very different. Spectacular rock formations and overlook when you go to the north.

Nice walk to some very interesting dwellings.

Went years ago, great place, but definitely off the beaten path

Took my two dogs here while it was overcast. nice hike. the silver city area is really nice as far as desert goes

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9 months ago

Great view into the past!