Patreon February-March Featured Hikes – Zone 3 (Southwest) & Zone 4 (Rocky Mountain States)

Zone 3

Southwest (Texas, New Mexico, Arizona)


PC Alex Derr, CC BY-SA-NC 2.0

Bulldog Canyon Saddle and Pass Mountain Trail

5.0 mile loop; 1,090ft. elevation gain; Strenuous

Desert flora; views; mountains; Apache Junction

Bulldog Canyon Saddle and Pass Mountain Trail Guide

PC Anne’s Travels, All Rights Reserved

Crystal Forest

0.9 mile lollipop loop; 99ft. elevation gain; Easy

Petrified wood; views; desert; Petrified Forest National Park

Crystal Forest Trail Guide

New Mexico

Birdhouse Loop

11.4 mile loop; 1,542ft. elevation gain; Moderately Strenuous

Views; forest; Albuquerque

Birdhouse Loop Trail Guide

PC John Fowler, CC BY 2.0

Placitas Stripmine Loop

5.0 mile loop; 535ft. elevation gain; Moderately Strenuous

Forest; views; Placitas

Placitas Stripmine Loop Trail Guide


Missions San Jose to Mission Concepcion

6.7 miles out & back; 242ft. elevation gain; Easy

River; missions; history; San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Mission San Jose to Mission Concepcion

Zone 4

Rocky Mountain States (Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado)


PC BLMIdaho, CC BY 2.0

Polecat Loop

6.8 mile lollipop loop; 822ft. elevation gain; Moderate

Views; meadows; mountains; Boise

Polecat Loop Trail Guide


Sourdough Canyon

3.8 miles out & back; 268ft. elevation gain; Easy

AKA Bozeman Creek Trail; Forest; creek; Bozeman

Sourdough Canyon Trail Guide


PC Anne’s Travels, All Rights Reserved

Aladdin Tipple

0.5 miles; 50ft. elevation gain; Easy

History; ghost town; Aladdin

Aladdin Tipple Trail Guide


PC Rick Kimpel, CC BY-SA 2.0

Monument Canyon and Wedding Canyon

7.2 mile lollipop loop with spur; 961ft. elevation gain; Moderately Strenuous

Rock formations; views; canyons; Colorado National Monument

Monument Canyon and Wedding Canyon Trail Guide

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