Tag: Trail Maintenance

Mistletoe Canyon Ski Trail Closure

Several years ago the Copar Company from Espanola operated the El Cajete pumice mine on the Jemez Ranger District (JRD) in the East Fork area. After the mine was closed, Copar reclaimed the site by contouring the surface and planting grass and pine trees. The site is now enclosed by a barbed wire fence, and this area is closed...

Trail Maintenance Project Continues

Group and Carl's Tree
Starting in the early 1970s NMCCSC member Sam Beard started building and maintaining ski trails in the Sandia Mountains. At that time most of the trails were in the area bounded by the Crest Road on the north, the Sandia Ski Area on the south, the Kiwanis service road on the west, and the Crest Highway on the east. During...