The Sandia Tram (a long lost New Mexico adventure)

Sandia Mountain is just outside of Albuquerque.

Do you see the other cable car?

Do you see the other cable car?

Fresh off the airplane and happy as a clam.  Mountains!

Fresh off the airplane and happy as a clam. Mountains!


Yep, I drove straight there with my rental car, and took the tram to 10,000 feet for a hike.
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Last November.
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Built by the WPA tram workers in the 1930's for comfort and shelter while working on a mountain top.

Built by the WPA tram workers in the 1930’s for comfort and shelter while working on a mountain top.

Slick volcanic rock.  Tread carefully.

Slick volcanic rock. Tread carefully.


With any luck I’ll be back this November. Wish me luck as I tread carefully in my last year as a PhD student.

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2 Responses to The Sandia Tram (a long lost New Mexico adventure)

  1. Jenny says:

    Love all your pictures, Danielle. Looking forward to seeing Greece!

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