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2019 Balloon Fiesta Re-Cap

The transition from summer to fall in New Mexico is heralded by many things - the smell of chiles roasting, the turning of the cottonwoods and aspens, and of course the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

During the first full week of October, the Balloon Fiesta draws in over 860,000 visitors to watch as over 500 balloons from 43 different nations take off in the spectacle of the Mass Ascension. It doesn’t matter how many times you’ve seen it - that many hot air balloons rising into the misty morning air is always magical.

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Sandia Snowshoeing: 10K and Ellis Trail Trip Report (1-14-18)

We weren't sure exactly what we'd find when we got to the trailhead so we came prepared with both snowshoes and microspikes. At first it wasn't promising, so we started with our microspikes, but after an eighth of a mile we decided to turn back to the car and grab our snowshoes.

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