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Outspire Hiking and Snowshoeing

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Address: Santa Fe, NM 87594
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Nature, geology and history come to life on the trails around Santa Fe with...

Nature, geology and history come to life on the trails around Santa Fe with Outspire Hiking and Snowshoeing. Alpine trails to high desert canyons are our specialty.

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So much more than just the hike....

Scott was our guide on a hike at Tsankawi in the Bandelier National Monument Park. He was incredibly knowledgeable not only about the history of the area, but about the geology as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 April 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015

Scott was our guide on a hike at Tsankawi in the Bandelier National Monument Park. He was incredibly knowledgeable not only about the history of the area, but about the geology as well. Since my 19 YO and I had never been to this area, it was really interesting to hear about it and see some of the artifacts that... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

Karen created a custom experience perfectly suited to my wife's and my interests and inclinations! A wonderful day hiking out to the end of a Mesa... finding ruins of Pueblos and their tools and blades... Happened upon (of course Karen planned it all along) a rock-lined pit about 4' deep on the edge of a cliff -- any guesses? A... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

Karen was a perfect guide for us as snowshoe novices. The gear she provided was top notch, the location was prestine, and the instruction just right for our skill level. We found her knowledge of local lore most enjoyable. We recommend Outspire without reservation. Bob & Twyla Doty

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Lake Zurich, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2015

If you are looking to add a trip-into-the-past type adventure to your visit to Santa Fe, be sure to plan a hike with Outspire. Once contacted, our guide and owner, Karen, customized a Mesa hike for us based on our interests, skill level and time-frame available. Our hike took us to several scenic wide-open views with some mild climbing and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015

I had the opportunity to do a day hike with Karen and Outspire. Not only was the scenery gorgeous and awe inspiring, Karen was a wealth of knowledge and history. A trained Biologist, Karen had answers for all my questions and I felt like I was in a science classroom getting an immersive experience. I can't say enough about the... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015

My family and I have now hired Outspire twice, first for a trip to Bandelier National Monument (with Dene) and second for a hike along Buckman Mesa (with Scott). The main reason I wanted to use guides is that we are from out of state, and I was worried about getting lost. However, Dene and Scott brought so much more... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

My two friends and I have been meeting in Santa Fe once a year for the past 7 years and always look for something new to do when we are in town. Karen did a great job of finding the perfect hike to fit our interest and skill. She showed us some wonderful petroglyphs and was very knowledsgeable about the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015

Our group of four had a private tour with Karen on a Sunday morning. She was very communicative during the booking, called to confirm once we were in town, and met us at our hotel on Sunday morning. We followed her out to the national forest and took of on an out of the world snowshoe trip. In total, we... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

We were scheduled to do an all day hike in Bandalier on the 30th. Thankfully, Karen was watching the weather carefully and called us on the 29th to alert us to a bitter cold weather storm that was forecasted for that day. Karen jumped into action and suggested an alternative hike for the afternoon of the 29th which turned out... More 

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Kerrville, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2014

My wife and I both had a great time. We had good weather (in early December), and the guide was extra knowledgable. We are both retired geologists, so we had hoped for more than just a hike, and our guide was very knowledgable (even by our standards, particularly as this area was one neither of us had worked on or... More 

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