Tag Archives: Sonoran Desert

“Easy”…a four letter word

Nothing spells easy like, H-A-R-D! What was supposed to be an easy 5.5 mile hike that would normally take us 2-3 hours with breaks, took us 6.5 hours. Paul had been nursing his right foot all the way down from … Continue reading

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Casa Grande Ruins

We wanted to avoid going through Phoenix on our way back to California and take the “roads less traveled”, so on our way back to California we of course missed our turn (or rather, took a turn too soon) and ended … Continue reading

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In search of…Aravaipa Canyon

So we’ve managed to squeeze in a mini adventure.  In planning for the Grand Enchantment Trail we had to obtain a permit to traverse Aravaipa Canyon.  These permits are hard to get especially this time of year.  In doing so … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas…Cholla

So a new adventure is in the making.  Planning and research is expanding and contracting as we have our sights set on another thru-hike.  While this one will be a “mere” 770 miles, we believe this hike will be quite … Continue reading

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