Tag Archives: Dog Canyon Trail

Climbing the Dog

Richard (my brother-in-law) and I rose early for our hike up the Dog Canyon National Historic Trail outside of Alamogordo, New Mexico. Dog Canyon is a rigorous day hike in any season, especially summer, but at least the clouded sky … Continue reading

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Call of the Wild, Dog Canyon

The route to Dog Canyon, south of Alamogordo, NM, took me past squatter huts and broken trailers, giving balance to my earlier views of rich adobe-style homes along the edge of desert cities. At 7 a.m., again a bit late for … Continue reading

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Dog Canyon Hike

Several years ago my son and I began a summer hike near Alamogordo, New Mexico. It was my second hike on the Dog Canyon National Historic Trail beginning at the foot of the Sacramento Mountains. Our plan was to climb … Continue reading

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