South Baldy Trail 2019

The New Mexico Volunteers for the Outdoors (NMVFO) camped out at Water Canyon Campground group site on the weekend of September 21, to work on South Baldy Trail #11 in the Cibola National Forest, near Magdalena, NM.

The campsite featured a huge wooden shelter with graceful laminated arches.

As we are getting later in the year, breakfast prep needed to start in the dark.

Trail work involved corridor clearing of oak and mountain mahogany, and tread work, mostly fixing ditching and removing berms, and a bit of chainsaw work.

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Datil Well 2019

The New Mexico Volunteers for the Outdoors (NMVFO) returns for a weekend at the BLM Datil Well Campground. On Friday, as is now tradition, campers dined together at Eagle Nest Guest Ranch in Datil.

On Saturday we built new trail on a proposed hiking loop to camping sites that may be used by scouting groups. Terrain was grassy, with scattered pinon and juniper, few rocks, and mild slopes.

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