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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.

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…

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Making an Adventure (Step One)

What Makes an Adventure? Adventures are a lot like stories; the good ones tend to be a bit miserable if you’re the one stuck in the middle of…

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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Where the Journey Starts (Canyon de Chelly)

Journeys start somewhere. Where is actually a bit of a fuzzy area. Does your personal journey start at your conception? Your birth? Your first step? Does a trip…

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