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Mount Withington

Mount Withington is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 3.070m (10,072ft) above the sea level, located in Socorro County, in the U.S. state of New Mexico. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of New Mexico.

The road to the summit, located within the Cibola National Forest, is gravel and rocky. It’s called Forest Service Road 183. It’s impassable in winters. Avoid driving in this area if unpaved mountain roads aren't your strong point. 4x4 required. Stay away if you're scared of heights. Expect a trail pretty steep. At the summit there’s a lookout tower. It was built in 1952. For your safety, be sure to check the weather forecast before you begin your trip. If there is a thunderstorm in the area, please do not visit a lookout.
Pic: Joshua Sammons

 

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