Skywalk 2014 began Friday, May 16, with a rooftop gathering at Hotel Parq Central in Albuquerque.
L to R: Brant McGee, Col. Rod Kontny (Ret.), John Cody, Terry Weir, Matt Huggins
The group reconvened the next morning at the Canyon Estates Trailhead (6,500′) in Tijeras and set off to walk the 26-mile length of the Sandia Mountains.
Ascent to South Peak.
Chuck Hosking claims a bird’s eye view en route to South Peak.
Atop South Peak (9,800′), the group surveys the next leg of the journey to Sandia Crest. L to R: Philomena Hausler, Terry Weir, Matt Huggins, AB, John Cody, Chuck Hosking, Brant McGee
Four miles from Sandia Crest, the group pauses at an overlook. From L to R: Brant McGee, Chuck Hosking, John Cody, Matt Huggins
Looking back towards South Peak. L to R: AB, Philomena Hausler, Brant McGee, Chuck Hosking
Chuck Hosking, 65, on the path to Placitas.
Brant McGee, Matt Huggins, and AB at 25 miles descending into Tunnel Springs.
In memory of Colonel Ted Westhusing (1960-2005)
Skywalk 2015 is scheduled for Saturday, May 16, 2015