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Brown's Rim

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Frequency 122.90
Elevation 4884 ft
Lat/Long 37.854, -110.2988
37° 51.24' , -110° 17.928'
Runway 01/19 1300 ft x 12 ft
Soft Sand
Rwy 19 Uphill 1.7%
Ownership BLM NM


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Information updated May 13, 2021 @ 7:27pm

Description: Near the National Park Boundary to the north, Brown's Rim offers a spectacular view of Cataract Canyon via a short hike.

Runway: 1300 ft long x 12 ft wide two-track dirt road that is predominantly soft sand.

Approach Considerations: No unique hazards other than being short and soft.

Amenities: None

Windsock: No

Cory Wolf
3 months ago in a C205 with 850s tires

As mentioned previously, the two track down the road, while a little uneven on the north end, is a better landing surface. That being said, I landed next to the two track where I could see other tracks and it wasn't bad. The surface currently has about a 1/4" give to it so not very soft. The two track road was nice and firm. Two other aircraft with me took off on the road. The Y to the east offers a good place to turn around. The other aircraft took off to the west on the road, starting at the south end of the strip. The road is firm and smooth. A little work on the strip removing some bushes and installing a windsock would be good projects for this strip. Beautiful view of the Colorado River.

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Marc Lassaux
1 year ago in a ICP Savannah S with 8.00-6 tires

Nice strip with good views of the Colorado River nearby. Landing is best on the eastern side of the runway as on the western side it has been slightly rutted out with two track from vehicles. Looks like possible camping on the northern end of the runway, but the area is fairly flat all around. Noticeable slope in the runway up to the south. Here's a video of scouting the strip, doing one test touch, and then finally landing:

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Regan Richmond
2 years ago in a C-185 with 8.00 tires

Landed/took-off on grass section to east side of the two track. Smooth enough with no large brush, rocks, or dips noted even with 8.00 mains and stock tail wheel. Slants uphill when facing south. Sorry not sure how to remove the extra irrelevant image.

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Michael Mayra
3 years ago in a Maule with 31 tires

Didn’t stop but rolled the surface next to The two track. Seemed to be plenty smooth for big tires. Not sure I’d land with 8.50s or smaller. The two track appeared to be a better option for that.

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Tobias Burch
4 years ago in a CarbonCub with 26 tires

Landing strip with some tiny bushes. Check out for a good touch down area. Next to the road is best.

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