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Silver City, NM  (Weather)

Number of Trails:  100  Total Mileage:  1000 Difficulty:  Challenging Trail Rating:   Camp Rating:   

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Trail Description: Wilderness trails are rugged and cover terrain from slick rock creek bottoms to flat topped forested mountain mesas and grasslands. Dense shrub fields on steep slopes and skeleton rock ridges are common and riparian vegetation can be dense and greater than 12 feet high. This is remote wilderness at it's very best.       
Best Time to Visit: March - June, September - November
Times to avoid:
Campground : Adobe casita with kitchen & wood stove, sleeps 2 in organic queen bed, 2 covered porches, gas bbq. Full breakfast made with local organic, meats, dairy, produce & eggs. Horse corrals with water, hay and shade, open air dog kennel. No smoking on premises and no dogs in casita. Casita $150/night, horse $10/night. Trailer with living quarters OK, $20/night. Shuttles can be arranged for truck/trailer drop off/pick up, price negotiated based on location. (Total of 1 sites)
Human Facilities: Horse Facilities:Operated by:Contact:Additional Information:
Bed and Breakfast, Truck/Trailer Shuttles Corral, Water, Hay, Shade Cecilia McNicoll and Wendel Hann
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Cecilia McNicoll  888-535-2664
PO Box 189
Gila, NM  88038-0189
Directions: 35 miles north west of Silver City, NM on state highway 180, 4 miles off state highway near the junction of state highway 153 and 211. 

This information was provided by: cmcnicoll on 9/14/2009 12:49:27 PM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)