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Hiking Tucson: Brown Mountain & Sweetwater Trails

In keeping with my weekly hikes and exploration of the Tucson Mountains, I’ve walked along the Brown Mountain & Sweetwater Trails. Brown Mountain was supposed to be a 6+ mile hike because I was supposed to start at one spot … Continue reading

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30 Before 30: Camping, Backpacking

I made a list of 30 things I’d like to do before I turn 3o.  Considering I only actually have 29 items and I’m only three months away from my birthday, this list may get severely edited.  However, I did … Continue reading

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Hiking Tucson: Seven Falls

Hike: Seven Falls in Sabino Canyon Distance: 7.8 mi Season: Spring I’ve done this hike before in the summer with the Munchkat and J.  J tried to warn me that there might not be any water that time of year, but I held out hope … Continue reading

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Spring Break – Day 6

Meteor Crater Cost: $18/person, AAA discount available. Today we took a small detour to Winslow, AZ to see Meteor Crater, on the recommendation of one of E’s neighbors.  File this under the same category as Taliesin West, and, while not … Continue reading

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Spring Break – Day 5

We woke with the light and packed up camp.  The way out was much the same as the same as the way in, although the last 1.5 miles up to the top of the canyon are excruciating even at 11am. … Continue reading

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Spring Break – Day 4

Havasupai Canyon Distance: 3.5mi to Beaver Falls Gear: LL Bean Microlight Tent, Big Agnes inflatable sleeping pads We woke up refreshed and had a breakfast of oatmeal, peanut butter and dried fruit.  Then we set out for Beaver Falls, carrying … Continue reading

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Spring Break – Day 3

Havasupai Trail Distance: 8mi to town of Supai; 2mi to campgrounds Cost: $35/person entrance fee; $17/person/night camping fee; $5/person environmental fee; 10% tax Today we drove to Hualapai Hilltop, which is the trailhead for Havasupai.  We parked our car on … Continue reading

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