It's now two months since we made the move to Silver City, and while we spend most of our time working on our new home (aka "The Bungle-oh",
we've still managed to squeeze in a few local hikes, expertly guided by our old friend and new neighbor, Ann H.
San Vicente Creek
Our very first hike as residents was a stroll along San Vicente Creek, a perennial stream that runs through the heart of downtown Silver City.
In addition to near-perfect weather, Silver City offers endless opportunities for urban hiking, including a huge network of trails that
criss-cross an old mining site on a hill overlooking the town. The nearest trailhead is less than a mile from our house, so several times a week
we hike up and over, returning via downtown, usually with a stop for coffee at Tranquilbuzz or the Javalina.
Just a short drive from town is McComas Peak, an easy hike to a 7861-foot summit with astonishing 360-degree views, from Cooke's Peak in the east, through the Burros and west to the Pelloncillos and beyond.