Field Trips to La Tierra Trails in October and November

Thanks to support from Partners in Education to cover transportation costs, we are bringing hundreds more schoolchildren to city trails this October!   This season, 4th and 5th Graders from El Camino Real Academy and Nina Otero Community School are visiting La Tierra Trails.

El Camino Real Academy, Fourth Graders

Mr. Gorman’s Class, Oct. 3, 2017

25 kids plus 7 parents and one teacher = a capacity crowd!

Coming back down from the ridgetop

Snake on the trail!

Long and scary, but harmless (not a rattler!!!!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms. Osuna’s Class, Oct. 18, 2017

La Cuchara Trailhead

Northeast, or bust

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Playing in the sand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miss Gersh’s Class, Oct. 19, 2017

Lunch in the shade (Junction 21)

Bug shells!

 

 

 

 

 

Coming down easy street, back to the trailhead

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

El Camino Real Academy, Fifth Graders

Mr. Perez’s Class, Oct. 11, 2017

Class Picture at the pipeline, Sangre de Cristo Mountains in the backgrouind

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learning about erosion control by volunteer trail workers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nina Otero Community School, Fourth Graders

Mr. Norris’s Class, Oct. 17, 2017

Class Picture at the pipeline: 27 kids! Jemez Mountains in the background

You are here!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms. Walter’s Class, Oct. 19, 2017

Watching the trail volunteers in action

Greetings from Junction 11, the bellybutton of La Tierra Trails

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arroyo Frijoles: Some fine sand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms. Martinez-Ortiz’s Class, Nov. 6, 2017

Starting off across the meadow

Catching air!

 

The class opted for the “crazy way” back

 

 

 

 

 

Planting pinon branches in the arroyo (not sure it’ll grow)

 

 

 

Nina Otero Community School, Fifth Graders

Mr. King’s Class, Oct. 25, 2017

Ready to go at La Cuchara Trailhead

Coming up the ridge!

 

Previously uncharted territory

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hasta la vista, and thanks to Partners in Education for the bus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miss Meghan’s Class, Oct. 26, 2017

A sixth-grader shows off the hydration pack he earned last year

Group photo on the ridge

 

Airborne! (Doesn’t end well)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms. Flores’ Class, Oct. 26, 2017

Ramp down

Pinon!

 

Shelter at Frijoles Trailhead

Arroyo shelter