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…
Joe, Bob, Mike, and I hiked a portion of the Dixie Mine Trail on Friday.
I hiked about 12 miles round trip on the Half Moon and Rock Creek Trails beginning from the Barnhardt Trailhead. Back in 2002 (or maybe 2001), I had first scouted these trails and then hiked them as part of a … Continued
Nora, Mike, and I hiked 8.3 miles starting from the Horse Staging Area. Sunrise at the Horse Staging Area: Creosote: Buckwheat in front of buckhorn cholla: Ratany: San Filipe Dogweed: Buckhorn cholla: A view from the Pemberton Trail: Arizona Blister … Continued
Bob, Nick, and I hiked the Massacre Falls Loop on Sunday. Starting from First Water Trailhead, we hiked a loop of a little over eight miles with nearly 1300 feet of elevation gain.