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To The Old Ore Terminal
1 Beginning the Hike
2 The sign at the Trail Head
3 Walking Up the Wash
4 The Last Trail Sign
5 Starting the Trail
6 Looking Back over the Rio Grande Flood Plain

7 First Ore Bucket

8 Walking up and Down Hills
9 Heartbreak Hills
10 The Last Standing Tower
11 View from Last Standing Tower
12 Looking Back Where You Came

13 The View to Boquillas

14 First View of the Old Ore Terminal
15 Old Ore Terminal!
Hiking Back
16 The Last Tower
17 Trail Heading Away
18 Pretty View
19 Water
20 Post Hike
1- Beginning the Hike 8:45 am 0 ft <-- -->

The hike begins across the street from a parking lot below the Boquillas Canyon Overlook, which is a mile or so east of the Rio Grande Village . Here's a shot from the parking area looking to the trail head. The trail is approximately at a 30 degree (or so) angle to the aerial tramway at this point. Ultimately, it goes up around the hill in the foreground and over an extension of the ridge in the background (the one with the pointy peak in the middle of the picture), actually, to the left of what's visible from this view.

The lighter colored areas near the road are part of the wash the road has been built across. You'll begin the hike in this wash.

This shot was taken at the end of the hike. If I had remembered to take it at the beginning of the hike, it would have been in shadows and would have been cold and windy.

 


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