Apache Creek to Grants

Summary

4 star rating ruta
Curvas : 4 star rating ruta Moto Ruta4.0
Rectas : 3 star rating ruta Moto Ruta3.0
Paisaje : 5 star rating ruta Moto Ruta5.0
Superficie de la Carretera : 4 star rating ruta Moto Ruta4.0
Visibilidad : 4 star rating ruta Moto Ruta4.0
Policia : green 1 Motorcycle Road1.0
Peligros : green 1 Motorcycle Road1.0

Info

Route Added By : sbennett53
Date : Julio 3, 2011
Longitud : 195 kms / 121.2 miles GPX - ???
Road Type : Rural

Julio 3, 2011 - 4 star rating ruta Moto Ruta4.0

This route borders on the exceptional and consists of NM State Highways 32, 36 and 117. From Apache Creek to Quemado the road climbs at a good clip with lots of nice twisties and sweepers. It flattens out at the top but there are enough sweepers to keep you focused - really sweet at 80mph. The vistas and rock formations are amazing. But perhaps the most "exceptional" thing about this route is how desolate it is out there. I passed one pickup from AC to Quemado and no vehicles from Quemado to Grants!! Coming the other way I saw maybe 5 cars/pickups over the entire distance - it's a very cool way to go if your traveling anywhere between, say, Silver City area and Taos!!

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