Silver City NM Area
Gila Wilderness Aldo Leopold Wilderness Gila National Forest Blue Range Wolf Recovery Area. Possible driving route: PBO ==> Natchez State Park (TN) ==> Black Kettle National Grasslands (OK) ==> Truth or Consequences NM
Consider ~10 days in initial travel and in Gila, and then up to Santa Fe, Taos etc for non-hiking travel. Also need a stop in Sedona/Flagstafff.
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