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Road Canyon Trail (T234)

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 2.5 (2)

A short trail with steep grades near the Sunspot Observatory descending to West Side Road.


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Map Key

1.6

Miles

2.6

KM

Point to Point

9,038' 2,755 m

High

7,753' 2,363 m

Low

0' 0 m

Up

1,284' 391 m

Down

15%

Avg Grade (9°)

26%

Max Grade (15°)

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Description

From the upper trailhead, the path descends into the canyon on steep grades. At 0.9mi the trail meets T234A (an alternate route down the West Side Rd) and follows a ridge to the lower TH on West Side Rd.

Flora & Fauna

Ponderosa pines typical of the higher areas of the Sacramento Mountains.

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Shared By:

Eric Borer

Trail Ratings

  2.5 from 2 votes

#11

in Bluff Springs

#38649

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  2.5 from 2 votes
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#11

in Bluff Springs

#564

in New Mexico

#38,649

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Beginning of trail
Oct 13, 2019 near Boles A…, NM
Beginning of trail
Oct 13, 2019 near Boles A…, NM

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Oct 13, 2019
Jean-Claude Linossi
This trail is steep in places and has lots of downed tree branches and debris. Not my favorite. 1.6mi — 0h 45m