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editor's note:
"School Ditch"

* Outdoor: 'Crete
* Free
* Trannie
* Rating: Surf's Up!

If you haven't seen it, Albuquerque has a KILLER park, but they also host some rather famous random trannie spots as well.

This spot, we'll call it the "School Ditch" [and that's close to its real name], isn't that spectacular, but there's a lot of it. You're looking at just about zero features [as far as we know], except for miles of cruise lines that slope down from the southern Rockies toward the west as this ditch snakes thru the city.

While ditches are plentiful, this one makes the fine SK8parkLIST because of the perfect radiuses and smooth transitions from flat bottom to the walls. I can't imagine why the city would design this ditch with such a nice surface and these radiuses - unless the designer was a SKATER!!! - but in any case, this is a rare find for cruisers and NM surfers looking for carveables.

We already mentioned the actual skatepark, Los Altos, but we could also suggest a look at our coverage of the Concussion Ditch. There are more skateable ditches in Albuquerque, but we'll have to wait for you to send those in... For more action, nearby Santa Fe has yet another fine skatepark.

Directions: Nope. Like all the "not-so-skateparks" on this list, we're trying to help keep the "underground" just that... Like our buddy "SlimSk8r" likes to say, find it and grind it!

...scroll down for pics

[ click pix to enlarge ]

^ Will ya look at the radiuses
at the "School Ditch"...
and the smooth surface is
nothing to bitch about either!!!

^ Like most towns, Albu-
querque is always
supportive of skaters...
everyone's welcome, bring
your friends!

^ See, there are a few
little features
that intersect the ditch.

[ click pix to enlarge ]

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