The La Luz Trailhead Climb is a short but challenging addition to rides on northern Tramway Blvd., just north of the Tramway Bikepath. It has spectacular views of the Sandia Mountains: The Shield, The Needle, and the Sandia Crest and great views west. The La Luz Trailhead has USFS bathrooms but no water at the La Luz Trailhead. The ride is a simple out and back. It has pretty impressive close up views of the Sandia Mountains.
Distance: 4.7 miles, 999 ft. elevation gain.
Getting There: This ride begins at Tramway and Forest Road 333.
Roadway: There is almost no traffic and the roadway is typically 2-lanes with no shoulder in OK condition.
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