Bob and I did an out and back hike in Clover Creek Canyon. Although it was hot in the Phoenix metro area, the temperature was 67 degrees (Fahrenheit) when we started at 7:30am and around 85 degrees when we finished … Continued
Starting from the Trailhead Staging Area, I hiked a six mile loop: Pemberton, Scenic, Cinch, Escondido, Shallmo Wash, and Pemberton. The temperature was in the mid to upper eighties when I started and the low nineties when I finished. I’m … Continued
A view of Red Mountain from the Tortoise Trail: The 1960 Chevy in Stoneman Wash: More views from Stoneman Wash…
Marilyn, Marie, and I hiked the Dixie Mine Trail, out to the gravel road and back. Near the intersection with the Sonoran Trail, we saw three deer!
Mike, Bob, Linda, Sara, Dorinda, and I hiked 10.6 miles on the Dixie Mine, Prospector, Bell Pass, Windmill, Coachwhip, and Dixie Mine (again, for the return) trails. Our total ascent on this hike was a bit over 1500 feet. A … Continued
On Sunday, I hiked the North Peak Trail with a visit to the North Peak in the Mazatzals. Hike distance was nearly 11 miles with around 4,000 feet of total ascent. Bob and Mike, who accompanied me for part of … Continued
Bob, Mike, Linda, Sara, and I hiked a 8.25 mile loop starting from the Horse Staging Area. The morning was surprisingly cool for mid to late May. I was cold when we started and added a layer that I wore … Continued
Two shots from my Wednesday evening hike on Shallmo Wash, Pemberton, Scenic, Cinch, and Escondido. These photos were taken from the Shallmo Wash Trail.
Bob, Mike, and I hiked a 9.1 mile loop: Pemberton, Lariat, Granite, Stoneman Wash, and back on Pemberton. Prior to the hike, I noticed this Wolfberry bush. The berries are starting to dry out. Look for the hare/jackrabbit at the … Continued
These are from a quick six mile loop that I did on Wednesday evening…