Category: Arizona Adventures Page 1 of 2

In Search of Cranes

Early Risers I still don’t know what the terrain looks like between Phoenix and Tuscon, because we were through Tuscon before the dawn. Wren and I woke up…

South Mountain Hike: Corona de Loma Trail

South Mountain Park South Mountain Park in Phoenix is the largest municipal park in the entire United States. In spite of this, it boasts only 51 miles of…

San Francisco Peaks

How tall were the San Francisco Peaks?

How tall were the San Francisco Peaks? The six tallest peaks in Arizona, the San Francisco Peaks, were, half a million years or so ago, the slopes of…

PHX: Tatum Trails Marketplace

If you live in the northwest Phoenix Valley, there’s a new market in your neighborhood. Up where the city meets the desert, under the shaded parking area of Horseshoe Trails Elementary, you’ll find the vendors of Tatum Trails Marketplace out in force from ten in the morning to three in the afternoon, the first Saturday of every month.

Arizona, etched in earth, storms, and fire.

Arizona This is a wild place. It’s not something that can be described or explained, really, to people who don’t understand. Wild isn’t a cerebral concept. It’s something you feel…

Chasing Goals: A Haboob Victory!

In Search of an Illusive View Some goals take on a life of their own. You fail a few times and, instead of giving up, you just get…

Lynx Creek Reflection

Campsite Thieves and Other Lynx Lake Adventures

The Lynx Lake (almost) Camping Trip Wren and I had big plans to camp last Friday night, which I made mention of in last week’s post. Things didn’t…

How to Make the Most of the Time You Can’t Adventure

Sometimes the hardest part of an adventure is starting. We’ve all been there. We’ve got jobs, lives, kids, dogs, fish to feed, etc. Maybe not all of those…

Title card for the love of travel

For the Love of Travel.

Unexpected Beauty My favorite part of travel is the unexpected beauty. The expected beauties are great, mind you. There’s nothing like the feeling of standing at the base…

Canyon de Chelly: The White House Ruins Trail

The White House Ruins trail is the only route down into the canyon accessible without a guide. It takes off from the overlook, immediately drops you through one…

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