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Rito Perro Trail No. 156

Contact Info
Pecos, NM 87552

Phone:
505-757-6121
Basics
Length:
1.5 miles
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Time:
1 to 1-1/2 hrs
Trailhead Elevation:
10200 feet
Elevation Range:
10200 feet to 10700 feet
Elevation Change:
500 feet
Usage:
Moderate
Season:
Year Round

Description

The trail starts at the eastern end at a junction with Dockweiler Trail 259 in a large boggy meadow. The trail proceeds northwest across the meadow, enters the forest, and climbs up a ridge on a series of switchbacks. It continues through the forest and drops into the Rito Perro drainage. This section of trail is steep and rocky. The trail crosses the Rito Perro and makes a short steep climb out of the drainage to the junction with Skyline Trail 251.

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:
Intermediate
Time:
1 to 1-1/2 hrs
Trailhead Elevation:
10200
Elevation Range:
10200 feet to 10700
Elevation Change:
500
Usage:
Moderate
Season:
Year Round
Useful Map(s):
USGS: Truchas Peak
Additional Details:

This trail is in the Pecos Wilderness. Motorized equipment and mechanized transportation, including mountain bikes, hunter carts, and chainsaws are prohibited.

This trail does not recieve annual maintenance and is subject to frequent tree fall.

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