Monthly Archives: December 2012

Cinder Hills

I had been wanting to do this one for quite a while.  There’s a place called Little Cinder Basin northeast of Flagstaff.  This is another one of the black sand areas for which I’ve done several blog posts.  In this … Continue reading

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A trio of Santa Maria Mountain peaks

Although only about 30 miles by air northwest of Prescott, the Santa Maria Mountains feel quite remote.  They are hard to see from the main roads, and while there are some decent gravel roads into the area, this hike required … Continue reading

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Munds Mountain

Munds Mountain is an otherwise nondescript mesa above Sedona.  The usual way to hike the peak is to drive up the Schnebly Hill Road out of town to a trail that traverses a steep hillside up to the flatter area … Continue reading

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Two peaks, separated by a nap

I got a good early start and drove to Sedona.  There’s a minor peak right next to the highway up Oak Creek Canyon near Mile Marker 386 that I wanted to check out.

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Back to Arizona

The first weekend back home, I got right back out for some local peakbagging.  I picked up a couple peaks near Skull Valley.

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Farewell, Colorado

I guess I need to get caught back up; just suffering from a bit of inertia after heading back to Arizona.  I capped the peakbagging portion of my extended work trip to Colorado on Mount Bailey in the town of … Continue reading

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