Forest Road 90J and Forest Road 5572 is a 9 mile one way hike with 480 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 7 miles east of Alamogordo New Mexico. Trailhead access is via a dirt road which is typically car accessible when dry. October and May are the best months to enjoy this hike.
Overview: Check out the extensive descriptions for this area under the Dry Canyon Plateau Description, and the connecting hikes in Pig Canyon, Rock House Canyon and the Dry Canyon Buttes routes! 90J and 5572 comprise a maze of looping routes the wind around all over the top of the plateau. Enjoy! The true mileage and elevation gains will be determined by the routes you choose to hike or ride.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.