That is changing, however, because the Santa Fe National Forest supervisor will very soon (maybe tomorrow, Monday) sign a revision of the Las Conchas closure order which will open all the rest of the forest land in Los Alamos County!
|at top of first hill on Nail Trail, looking across Pajarito Canyon; note patchiness of burn|
|elk lurked in the woods and, most un-elk-like, didn't race away; legs look scrawny|
|Nail Trail near FR2998 intersection; forest service did a good job cutting down hazard trees along trail|
|Nail Trail continuing toward Pajarito Canyon|
|from Nail Trail, looking across Pajarito Canyon|
|I turned back here; the Nail Trail continues downhill to the Pajarito Canyon Trail|
|high country of Pajarito Mountain above the Nail Trail; wish that some how, some way, the Pajarito Canyon Trail of old that originated high on Pajarito Mountain could be brought back; two wildfires, Cerro Grande and Las Conchas have obliterated it|