Albuquerque Field Trip: Badlands destination changed! Mesa Chijuilla – – –

The Albuquerque chapter is conducting a moderately strenuous field trip to Mesa Chijuilla Badlands, west of Cuba. Mike Richie, leader. This tour of a colorful area requires no major climbing but involves walking over rough terrain at least two miles with little shade.

The trip (west of Cuba, about 1.5–2 hours drive time) will take us into the afternoon with return to Albuquerque around 5:00 pm or so.  High clearance vehicles and advanced sign-ups are necessary. Contact Carol Conoboy at if you are not yet registered for this trip as spaces are limited.

Meet 8:00 am at Home Depot near Bernalillo at the northwest corner of the Home Depot parking lot on highway 550 north of town. Bring lunch, lots of water, hat, sunscreen, good hiking shoes and camera.