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Address: P.O. Box 33193, Santa Fe, NM 87594
Phone Number: 505-660-0394
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Description: Nature, geology and history come to life on the trails around Santa Fe...
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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May 2015 hike to Tsankawi / Bandolier Natn'l Monument

Had a fantastic 2 hour hike with Karen. She asked all the right questions before we even got to Santa Fe and custom designed a hike that was perfect for us. It was a private... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Had a fantastic 2 hour hike with Karen. She asked all the right questions before we even got to Santa Fe and custom designed a hike that was perfect for us. It was a private hike for me and my friend. We're 50 year old women. She picked us up at our hotel lobby, drove us in her SUV, provided... More 

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Temple, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I highly recommend Outspire. They took me on a scenic, challenging hike. The guide was personable and professional. The business office communicates well and is honest.

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Windham, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Had a great day hiking and exploring Bandelier with Scott. Not only did we visit the common areas, but also did some hiking into less visited areas which rewarded us with fabulous views and exploration of ancient sites. The included lunch was perfect to keep us energized! Scott is super friendly and a wealth of information about geology in particular,... More 

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Whitehall, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

My wife, Michele, and I visited Santa Fe in April. One of the highlights of our visit was a hike through a portion of Bandelier that few tourists get to see. It was truly spectacular. We hiked in an area that had evidence that it had been inhabited nearly a thousand years ago. We saw many varieties of wild flowers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Starting with a very prompt reply to my voicemail, Scott arranged for a lovely walk along La Bajada Hill and Mesa. He provided us with so much information about the ancient and relatively modern history of the area ( the original Route 66), explaining and pointing out geologic formations and rock carvings throughout the hike. We had a very tasty... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My family of four (two girls aged 9 & 10) went on an early January climb up the Old Highways from Mexico, explaining the history of the area as we went, taking pictures for us and jumping subjects as we wanted! He was wonderfully good-natured, polite and my daughters turned out to start rock collecting that day much due to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We could have gone to see the Petroglyph National Monument on our own (it's open and free to the public) but we would not have had even 10% of the experience we had with Outspire. Karen's 30 years of local experience and love for the area really made this a special afternoon. During booking and then leading up to our... More 

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HikingSantaFe, Owner at Outspire Hiking and Snowshoeing, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your kind words! We're glad you had a great time and thought to tell others about your experience. One correction, however: New Mexico has many petroglyphs (Native American rock carvings) and many petroglyph areas. Outspire does not guide in Petroglyph National Monument, which is just outside Albuquerque. We did visit another area closer to... More 

Santa Claus, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Being that it was our first trip to Sante Fe. my fiance called ahead to Outspire and spoke with Karen. She was prompt in replying and asked the right questions to customize a hike specifially for me (a 50th bday present.) We were pleasantly suprised at what a great value it was as well. My guide Scott was very knowledgable... More 

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travelingcats14
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

During a short weekend family reunion, five of us went to Tent Rocks with Scott from Outspire. We had an amazing visit that well exceeded our expectations. If all you are going to do is hike to the top of this park, you really don’t need a guide. However, if you are going to both hike to the top and... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Our family had a fantastic experience with Scott, who took our family hiking through Bandelier. He was extremely informative in many subject categories pertaining to the area, flexible regarding our objectives and a very nice guy. The excursion was well organized and communication before we met up was excellent. I definitely recommend Outspire and will use them again next time... More 

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Address: Address: P.O. Box 33193, Santa Fe, NM 87594
Phone Number: 505-660-0394
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe

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