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May 27, 2013 - Awesome Hiking at Tent Rocks National Monument

It was only a short trip from Red River down to Santa Fe – 112 miles. We traveled on the “high road” which is curvy, but not too much so with the RV, and provided us with some beautiful views of the Rio Grande to our west as we drove south. We have ridden this road on the motorcycle with friends several times, and like the views very much. After we set up the rig, my sister Dianne and her friend Susan popped in; they had been visiting the area over Memorial Day weekend. Fred decided to stay at the RV park, but Dianne, Susan and I left to...

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Oct 16, 2008 - Kasha-katuwe Tent Rocks Nat'l Monument!

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument has been at the top (literally and figuratively) of our "To Do" list since Bill and Carol in Denver sent us pictures of their visit here a year (two?) ago! Staying at Cochiti Lake we are only a few miles to the park entrance which is surrounded by the Pueblo de Cochiti who partners with the Bureau of Land Management to protect this complex and spectacular geologic and scenic national monument. At an average elevation of 6,000+ feet the remarkable processes that shaped this landscape provide an...

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Mar 16, 2008 - Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks, Pueblo de Cochiti, NM

Today we went to Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument located in Pueblo de Cochiti (20 miles South of Santa Fe). It was awesome here. A 1.5 mile hike through a slot canyon led to some spectacular views. The Monument is called Kasha-Katuwe (which means white cliff) Tent Rock due to the cone shaped formations. (I thought they looked more like tall cup cakes.) We visited the Monument on a very windy day. We got sand blasted most of the way through the slot canyon. We got a ton of sand in our hair and dust all over our skin. Regardless of...

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