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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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Where to Snowshoe in the Sandia Mountains

There are so many trails to choose from in the Sandia mountains, it can get complicated. Sticking closer to the crest will provide you with the best snow opportunities, especially earlier in the season. By mid-season, many more areas will be available for snowshoeing, even as far down into the foothills as the Pino Trail (weather dependent, of course).

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