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Jemez Mountains and Los Alamos

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Recommended Routes in Jemez Mountains and Los Alamos - 5

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Favorite Redondo Peak looking west into the Valles Caldera.
Intermediate/Difficult

Pajarito Ski Hill to Los Alamos North

8.7 mi 14.1 km 770' Up 234.56 m Up 2,500' Down 761.92 m Down

Los Alamos, NM
Favorite Valles Toledo and the northeastern corner of Valles Caldera National Preserve looking northwest from Pajarito Mountain.
Intermediate/Difficult

Pajarito Mountain Loop

4.9 mi 7.9 km 1,246' Up 379.79 m Up 1,246' Down 379.84 m Down

Los Alamos, NM
Favorite Near Battleship Rock.
Intermediate/Difficult

McCauley Hot Springs Out and Back

3.6 mi 5.8 km 722' Up 220.2 m Up 722' Down 220.14 m Down

Jemez P…, NM
Favorite The first Class III section. The red arrows indicate to go "up."
Difficult

Cabezon Peak Out and Back

2.1 mi 3.4 km 1,347' Up 410.55 m Up 1,346' Down 410.26 m Down

Jemez P…, NM
Favorite In the goblins
Intermediate

Goblin Colony Hike

3.9 mi 6.3 km 587' Up 179 m Up 585' Down 178.37 m Down

Jemez P…, NM

Jemez Mountains and Los Alamos Hiking

  • 158 Miles 254 Kilometers of Trail
  • 5 Recommended Routes
  • 10 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 14 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 6 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Jemez Mountains and Los Alamos - 25

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36.6 mi 58.9 km #1CDT: Cerro Colorado AP (NM Sec. 24)
Easy
Jemez Pueblo, NM
Easy
Jemez Pueblo, NM
20.1 mi 32.4 km #2CDT: Los Pinos TH (NM Sec. 25)
Difficult
Santa Teresa, NM
Difficult
Santa Teresa, NM
14.5 mi 23.3 km #3CDT: NM Hwy 96 AP (NM Sec. 26)
Intermediate
Santa Teresa, NM
Intermediate
Santa Teresa, NM
9.4 mi 15.1 km #4East Fork Trail #137
Intermediate/Difficult
Jemez Pueblo, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
Jemez Pueblo, NM
6.0 mi 9.7 km #5Thompson Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Los Alamos, NM
Intermediate
Los Alamos, NM
7.5 mi 12.1 km #6Geothermal Trail
Intermediate
Santa Teresa, NM
Intermediate
Santa Teresa, NM
4.9 mi 7.8 km #7Rio Cebolla Trail
Intermediate
Santa Teresa, NM
Intermediate
Santa Teresa, NM
1.1 mi 1.8 km #8Fisher Community Trail
Intermediate
Santa Teresa, NM
Intermediate
Santa Teresa, NM
2.2 mi 3.6 km #9Back Way to San Antonio
Difficult
Santa Teresa, NM
Difficult
Santa Teresa, NM
2.2 mi 3.6 km #10Cerro Grande Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Los Alamos, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
Los Alamos, NM

Photos of Jemez Mountains and Los Alamos - 149

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Valles Toledo and the northeastern corner of Valles Caldera National Preserve looking northwest from Pajarito Mountain.
Oct 16, 2016 near Los Alamos, NM
Heading through the woods.
Nov 23, 2016 near Jemez P…, NM
Near Battleship Rock.
Nov 23, 2016 near Jemez P…, NM
Tent Rock Formations
Dec 6, 2017 near Santo D…, NM
Slot Canyon Trail
Dec 10, 2017 near Santo D…, NM
View from the climb to the overlook
May 8, 2018 near Santo D…, NM
At the end of the Slot Canyon Trail.
Aug 20, 2018 near Santo D…, NM
Looking down into Valles Caldera
Jun 27, 2020 near Los Alamos, NM