Map Locations

Bayo Canyon

Bayo Canyon lies to the south of the Barranca Mesa subdivision in Los Alamos. Starts and finishes are generally from the Opsahls' house.

Downtown Los Alamos

Rendija Canyon

Rendija Canyon lies just to the north of Los Alamos, in Santa Fe National Forest. We use three map areas and two start/finish locations, so please check the directions for the event.

Safety

Cienega Canyon Map

New Mexico Orienteers' Cienega Canyon Map is located in the Sandia Ranger District of the Cibola National Forest, on the east side of Sandia Crest. Driving distance from Albuquerque is about 15 miles (20 minutes).

Future maps

We hope to map areas near Pajarito Mountain and the East Fork of the Jemez River.

NMO Cedro Peak

New Mexico Orienteers' Cedro Peak map is located in the Sandia Ranger District of the Cibola National Forest, and immediately southeast of Tijeras NM. Here, the Manzanita Mountains are popular for bird watching and feature 80 miles of single track mountain biking and horse riding trails. Driving time from Albuquerque NM is about 10 minutes.

BSA Philmont Scout Ranch

Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Philmont Scout Ranch near Cimarron NM has three IOF standard orienteering maps. Information about these maps has been gleaned from the collective memory of orienteers participating in discussions on Attackpoint.

Name Scale Contour interval Year made Comment

AARC Oak Flat

Albuquerque Amateur Radio Club's Oak Flat map is located in the Sandia Ranger District of the Cibola National Forest, about 12 miles south southeast of Tijeras NM. Map scale 1:15000, contour interval 6 meters.

Start location is the Oak Flat Group Campground. Driving time from Albuquerque NM is about 20 minutes.

The Manzanita Mountains are popular for bird watching and feature 80 miles of single track mountain biking and horse riding trails. The original 2005 map, then named Sedilla/Juan Thomas, was used for an ARDF international championship in 2005.

UWC Montezuma

Armand Hammer United World College of the American West, located in Montezuma NM (near Las Vegas) has an IOF standard orienteering map of its campus and surrounding area of about 5 square kilometers.

Name Scale Contour interval Year made Comment
Montezuma 1:15000 40 feet

NMO Valle Grande Map

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The NMO Valle Grande orienteering map is located in Valle Grande, the largest meadow of the Valles Caldera. The Valles Caldera, one of the world's largest extant supervolcanos, is managed by the Valles Caldera National Preserve (VCNP).