Humphreys Peak Flagstaff AZ. 1

Humphreys Peak Flagstaff AZ.
  Humphrey’s Peak Trail is not one for the weak hearted.  It is a fantastic trail and a killer workout also the highest point in Arizona.  The peak is at 12,600 feet so for sure acclimation to the altitude is a concern.  It is 10.25 miles roundtrip and is 3,313 feet of climbing.     ...

Tom’s Thumb and surrounding trails in McDowell Mountain Preserve

Tom's Thumb and surrounding trails in McDowell Mountain Preserve
I LOVE Tom’s Thumb trail.  It is really magical around there.  The rocks remind me of the Flinstones and I expect to see Barney Rubble around every corner.  I have done this one also many times.  there are so many different ways to traverse through this preserve.  I always start at the Trailhead off Dynamite ...

River Mountain Boulder City Nevada

River Mountain Boulder City Nevada
This is what I really refer to as the trail that started it all for me in regards to really exploring outside of my comfort zone.  This is a nice trail and will take you up to either red mountain or river mountain.  I always do river mountain because the view of Lake Mead is ...

Sedona

Sedona
This is Brins Mesa in Sedona.  I have accessed this via the Brins Mesa trailhead off Jordan Rd. and from the Seven Sacred Pools/Devils Kitchen trailhead.     More from Brins Mesa     This is the Seven Sacred Pools.  It can be accessed very easily via the Soldiers Pass trailhead.  You can also do ...

Pichacho Peak

Pichacho Peak
Pichacho is one of my all time favorite summits.  It gets relatively technical and those are the types of climbs I live for.  The park itself is nicely done and has a staffed Ranger station.  Last time I was down there it was $7 to enter the park for the day.  I never mind paying ...