Bandera Ice Cave near Grants New Mexico
New Mexico: Grants, Ice Cave and Bandera Caldera
May 4, 2007.
We moved the motorhome to Grants on I-40 where we stopped in the Blue Spruce RV Park $13.50 for 50-amps, water & Cable TV with central dump. Not a fancy place but adequate for what we need and the price was right.
Old Time Trading Post Ice Cave and Bandera Crater
This was an introduction to what we were about to experience.
Ice Cave at Bandera Volcano
We are looking down into the ice cave. That green stuff is the ice this ice cave is named for.
Ice in the Ice Cave & Bandera Volcano
This is a close-up of the ice at the bottom of the ice cave.
Another picture of the ice. For some reason it is cold in that ice cave.
Down in the Ice Cave at Bandera Volcano looking up
I took this picture from the observation point down in the ice cave looking up at Joyce who is 1/2 way up the 77-steps down to the ice cave observation point.
Continental Divide south of Grants New Mexico
We drove over the Continental Divide on SR-53 30-miles south of Grants, New Mexico and only a mile or so south of the Ice Cave and Bandera Caldera.
Mike & Joyce Hendrix
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