A fully updated edition of one of New Mexico s bestselling guidebooks! Offers a variety of hikes around the state plus a new Trails-at-a-Glance feature. The most current hiking guide to New Mexico on the market. New Mexico offers a surprising variety of terrain to explore, from the Chihuahuan Desert in the south to remarkable alpine lakes in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the north. In this completely updated guide to New Mexico s impressive trails, author Craig Martin includes easy 1- and 2-mile day jaunts, numerous 8- to 12-mile hikes, and difficult 20-plus-mile backpack trips for the more ardent adventurer. Interesting on-the-trail information such as the history of old mining camps, homesteads, and ghost towns is provided. Most hikes are quickly accessible from the urban centers of Santa Fe and Albuquerque.