Three Mountaineers’ Stories: Staycation Ideas June 27

One of the magnificent views from San Juan Basin. Courtesy photo
PEEC News:
Everyone looking for ways to make summer exciting and accessible is invited to the Los Alamos Mountaineers meeting Tuesday, June 27, to hear a trio of talks about staycation ideas.
The presentation begins at 7:15 p.m. at the Los Alamos Nature Center. The Los Alamos Mountaineers meeting starts at 7 p.m. and covers information about upcoming outings.

Members of the Los Alamos Mountaineers will share three of their favorite local expeditions. To start, Sue Barns guidesthe audience through the San Juan Basin. The area encompasses Ceja Pelon, the Bisti Wilderness and Angel Peak Recreation Area, and features incredible rock formations. It is just a few hours’ drive from Los Alamos.

In addition, Alexander Rose and April Brown will discuss the four finger mesas west of Jemez Springs. Virgin, Holliday, Stable and Schoolhouse each hold a unique history, and ancient artifacts are there to tell the story. Don’t miss this chance to learn the secrets of these mesas, which reside within an hour of home.
Finally, adventurer Kei Davis will share his journey to the tallest sand dunes in North America. Just three hours north, the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve features everything from alpine tundra and forest to spectacular desert dunes. This local, family-friendly adventure is sure to inspire upcoming summer plans.
The Los Alamos Mountaineers meetings are always free to the public, and no registration is required. 
For more information about this and other Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) programs, visit, email or call 505.662.0460.
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