Tag: El Porvenir
Largest-ever wildfire in New Mexico burns houses, other structures, and hiking trails.
May 17, 2022
Hermits Peak wildfire.Hermits Peak in the Pecos Wilderness is a dramatic sight as you drive on I25 from Albuquerque north to Denver. A great gash appears, like the mountain was sliced with a gigantic knife. The Peak sits close to the El Porvenir river in Figure 1 below.
The Hermits Peak fire was started by … More “Largest-ever wildfire in New Mexico burns houses, other structures, and hiking trails.”
Waterfalls I have seen and admired
November 28, 2020
Rivers have what man most respects and longs for in his own life and thought – a capacity for renewal and replenishment, continual energy, creativity, cleansing. [J. Kauffman]
This partly explains what I love about waterfalls. To sit and watch the water flowing steadily before breaking up and plunging into a turbulent pool. And the … More “Waterfalls I have seen and admired”
Six white boomers
January 31, 2019
Kim McGrath invited me to talk to her first-graders about Christmas in Australia. So with my rabbit trap, boomerang, and didgeridoo, I turned up in December 2018 at her first-grade class at Independence Elementary school in Kansas. Six-year olds!
I can make a noise with the didgeridoo, and the kiddos found this entertaining.
Miss McGrath … More “Six white boomers”
A day of pleasure – hiking with Houston friends
July 16, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Tom and Anne Thomas roll in to hike New Mexico. • A river runs through it – El Porvenir. • Wild fruit – raspberries, apples and tomatoes. • Lunchtime at second waterfall. • Hot springs and mountain lion.
TOM AND ANNE THOMAS DROVE OUT IN THEIR CAMPER VAN FROM HOUSTON. … More “A day of pleasure – hiking with Houston friends”
Kimberly McGrath….. Passionate hiker
January 6, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Kimberly is a school teacher and my stepdaughter. • We hiked to a ruin where the Ancients lived 700 years ago. • We saw a deer with her fawn. • A thunderstorm hit us on another hike.
This blog falls in the category of Health and Hiking. My other two … More “Kimberly McGrath….. Passionate hiker”
A Hike Toward Heaven: El Porvenir out of Las Vegas
June 26, 2016
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • The hike began at Las Vegas. • Pictures of the hike and the stream. • Conversations on the hike.
OUR HIKE BEGAN AT LAS VEGAS. That’s Las Vegas, New Mexico, which is an hour north-east of Santa Fe. I’d never been there and found it to be a delightful small … More “A Hike Toward Heaven: El Porvenir out of Las Vegas”