Tag Archives: Tucson

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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Hiking Tucson: King’s Canyon Trail

In case anyone is wondering, it takes six months to acclimate to a new job.  That’s why I haven’t posted since (literally) almost my start date at work – it’s taken me this long to get used to my job … Continue reading

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Hiking Tucson: Butterfly Trail Loop

Trail: Butterfly Trail Loop, Mt. Lemmon, Catalina MountainsTotal Length If You Don’t Get Lost: 10.2 milesElevation Change: 2070 ftSeason: Summer (July) It’s kind of hard to get motivated to leave the safety of your air conditioned house, let alone hike, this … Continue reading

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Hiking Tucson: Cookie Cabin/Wilderness of Rocks

During our first attempt at Wilderness of Rocks, K and I ended up at the Cookie Cabin on Mt. Lemmon instead.  We were tired, unfocused, nursing injuries, started at the wrong trailhead, etc.  We ended up walking down a ski slope … Continue reading

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Hiking Tucson: Mt. Rincon

Where: Mt. Rincon, Rincon Mountains When: Spring Distance: 16.2mi round trip K: So did you take time off from working out this week in order to rest up for this hike? Me: Uh no.  Did you? K: No. I have … Continue reading

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Hiking Tucson: Romero Pools

Still working on catching up my blogs!  Here’s another hiking post: Where: Romero Pools in the Catalina Mountains Distance: 5.6 mi Season: Spring (April) Much to my sister’s relief, I found a friend to go hiking with (had no idea … Continue reading

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Hiking Tucson: Blackett’s Ridge Trail

Where: Sabino Canyon in the Santa Catalina Mountains When: February Fee: $5/day Trail: Blackett’s Ridge Trail Distance: ~5-6 mi After getting lost in the desert the last I attempted Blackett’s Ridge, I returned to Sabino Canyon determined to get it … Continue reading

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