CANCELED Moon-Light Hike-Ojito Wilderness-Oct. 24.


Heavy rain resulted in muddy roads requiring the trip to be canceled.

Friends of Coronado member, Earlene Shroyer will lead a night hike along the White Ridge Trail in the Ojito Wilderness on Wednesday, October 24

What we’ll do:
We’ll hike along the equestrian trail in the moonlight, following a ranch road through white sandstone formations. Approx. distance 2-4 miles round-trip, spending time to explore the formations along the way.

What to bring
You can bring a headlamp or flashlight, but only use if really needed. The road is fairly level, the walk is easy. The moonlight should be magical.

Important to know
Dress appropriately for the time of year, bring a snack and a hot beverage if you’d like. Bring water. Wear good sturdy shoes. trekking poles for balance.  Weather permitting, we’ll be in the midst of monsoon season, so if cloudy or threatening skies, this hike will be rescheduled.

Max number of people – 15

To sign up– (, 505-508-7272)

Meet group:  Wednesday, October 24,  at 7:30 p.m. in the lower Rail Runner parking lot. Sign waivers. Depart 7:45 pm.  Arrive at trailhead around 8:30 (moon rise is 8:15 pm).

Hike until around 10 pm.  Return to cars about 10:45.

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