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Placitas, New Mexico

3 mi   gravel

La Madera Rd

Gravel route from La Madera Rd to La Madera Rd, Sandia Park, Sandoval County, New Mexico

"The west finish of the Hagen Loop. Goes to pavement at La Madera. A steep rocky, but doable, climb to a very nice ridge ride. Once on the pavement follow La Madera road to East Mountain High School (lots of pretty fair sized rollers), or veer left and take Via Entrada to North14. "

15 mi   gravel

Indian Service Rte 844 to La Madera Rd

Gravel route from Indian Service Rte 844 to La Madera Rd, Placitas, Sandoval County, New Mexico

"The first part of the 'Hagen Loop'. Leaving San Felipe Casino the road can be very washboardy and sandy due to the truck traffic the fist couple miles. After that it can be anything from very sandy to packed and fast. No telling. Between miles 3 and 4.5 or so, look along the cliffs to your left for petroglyphs high up on the sides. At about mile 9.5 look left across the arroyo to the ghost town of Hagen (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hagan,_New_Mexico). At the south end of this route, head to La Madera (right) and come out near East Mountain High School. Or towards Golden (left) and end up on North 14 "

7 mi   dirt

Placatas to Sandia Crest

Dirt route from NM-165 to NM-165, Sandia Park, Bernalillo County, New Mexico