Category Archives: arizona

Blackjack, and 21 types of wildflowers (almost)

Okaaaaaay….I guess this blog has been neglected long enough. I hope to eventually post some of the hikes I’ve been doing this year, but at least this one will be current. Advertisements

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Double double, toil and Trumbull

I’m back!  I’ve been doing some hiking, but haven’t been posting for a variety of reasons.  I’ll try to fill in some of the previous trips, but most recently I decided to go to one of the most remote places … Continue reading

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Greeting the heat

I have to preface this one with the confession that I recently went to the dark side and bought a small AWD crossover to replace my old compact sedan just short of the 200,000 mile mark. It gets 33 mpg … Continue reading

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Running out of daylight

I almost didn’t get this hike in, even with the days getting longer.  I drove to the end of the paved portion of the road to Stoneman Lake, then about 7 miles on a rougher than expected gravel road, hoping … Continue reading

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The many faces of the Salt River

The other main hiking day the previous week had a Salt River theme.  With the record-breaking heatwave in progress, I got a very early start.

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Nearing the last gasp of the desert

I’ve done a few moderately interesting hikes this year, but have been too lethargic to post anything.  However, I’m finally back to blogging.  I usually get a bit of time off during mid-March, and did a couple of days of … Continue reading

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