New Mexico Map

Request Free Visitor Guides

Monte Vista Trail No. 162

Contact Info
Pecos, NM 87552

Phone:
505-757-6121
Basics
Length:
1.5 miles
Difficulty:
Easy
Time:
1/2 to 1 hr
Trailhead Elevation:
9400 feet
Usage:
Moderate
Season:
Year Round

Description

From Iron Gate Trailhead go up to Hamilton Mesa Trail 249 from the information board. After about a quarter miles turn left (northeast). Follow the mostly level trail along the ridge for about one mile to the junction with Valle Largo Trail 248. From here, either turn left to take the Valle Largo Trail down to the Rio Mora and up to Valle Largo or turn right (west) to get the the Iron Gate Road.

Tour Companies

  • Santa Fe Area
  • Snowshoeing, Hiking
  • 505-660-0394

Outspire Hiking and Snowshoeing From alpine to desert, Outspire guides enrich your experience by giving context to your hike. So that your destination is not only what you see, but a sense of where the area fits in New Mexico's history, geology and natural world. Our hiking guides are experienced, enthusiastic, and motivated to share the joy of being outside! Day hikes and winter snowshoe outings are planned to suit your interests and fitness.

Details

Length:
1.5 miles
Difficulty:
Easy
Time:
1/2 to 1 hr
Trailhead Elevation:
9400
Usage:
Moderate
Season:
Year Round
Useful Map(s):
USGS: Cowles, Elk Mountain
Additional Details:

This trail allows users to make a loop, including the Iron Gate Road, for a half-day trip or to get to the Valle Largo Trail from Iron Gate without having to use the road.

There are excellent aspen viewing opportunities from this trail.

Map + Directions


Copyright © 1997 - 2019 The Go Travel Sites. All Rights Reserved and.

Email Page Link

Complete the form below to email this page to a friend or family member's email. You can send yourself an email as well. Your email and your recipient's email will NOT be shared with anyone. See our full Privacy Policy for details.
:
:
:
 
 
 
:
Copy Yourself on the Email Yes No
:
:

1

Select a Free Visitor Guides below

2

Complete the form to receive your guides by mail

Below are the Free Visitor Guides for Las Vegas (NM). More Visitor Guides are available in New Mexico. Click here to view them all!

Santa Fe Santa Fe Santa Fe
North CentralSanta Fe has a rich cultural history and used to be considered the capital for the Spanish "Kingdom of New Mexico". These days, visitors can enjoy the many museums, galleries and dining options available in this beautiful and historic city.
Request this Free Visitor GuideRequested! You're all set! Request a few more Visitor Guides, or complete the form below to receive your guides by mail.
Village Of Angel Fire Village Of Angel Fire Village Of Angel Fire
North Central New MexicoSkiiers and snowboarders flock to the Angel Fire Ski Area to enjoy the thrills that the winter brings to the Village of Angel Fire. During the warmer seasons, visitors can hike, bike, fish, camp, horseback ride and anything else they can think of in ths beautiful area.
Request this Free Visitor GuideRequested! You're all set! Request a few more Visitor Guides, or complete the form below to receive your guides by mail.