Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument

I recently look a trip to visit family in Albuquerque, New Mexico. If your'e ever headed out west its a great time to take advantage of their awesome hiking. The landscape is so drastically different from the other side of the country that it's worth a stop to take it all in. We didn't have a ton of time while visiting so we decided to hike the trail to Kasha-Katuwe Ten Rocks National Monument.

Tent Rocks is a geology hot spot with volcanic rock formations and an unusual landscape. It was here that a volcanic explosion erupted 6 to 7 million years ago and has left behind some pretty fantastic pyroclastic rock formations. It is a crowded and popular hike, so I suggest going as early as possible. It seemed like loads of families with small children came around mid-day to early afternoon. This hike was so much fun traveling through the small canyons, and there were plenty of opportunities to do some exploring off the path!

Enjoy some photos from the trip, and make sure if you're in the Albuquerque area you stop by for this amazing hike! 

We were fortunate with absolutely stunning weather full of sunshine and a nice breeze. The best part about the west is no humidity.

In the mood for a hike? Where are some places you are looking forward to traveling to this year? I personally can't wait for another trip out west, or anywhere outside.



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