Sharing one man’s wanderings through the unique beauty of Arizona and the American Southwest.
I’m a little embarrassed to admit I’d never previously hiked on the Little Horse TrailI’m lucky to live close to Sedona and have driven in passed it dozens of time – I just always chose a different spot to spend a few hours. This wasn’t the first choice either. I originally set out to go … Continue reading Place: Little Horse Trail (Sedona, Arizona)
Cave Creek Regional Park is one of my favorite local places for a short hike. This past week, we spent a nice morning wandering along the Overton Trail. The weather was still cool enough, but it sure looked dry and dusty (it is the desert and kinda expected). The trail is about 3.5 miles long, is well … Continue reading Places: Cave Creek Regional Park (Overton Trail)
What do you do with couple of days off in the desert? You get out and hike! The weather north was a little crisp, so it made staying in Phoenix an easy choice. And I was determined to not spend it on the “usual” trails, so my wife and I journeyed to the east side … Continue reading Places: McDowell Sonoran Preserve (Gateway Loop)
Let’s start with one of the coolest things I’ve seen hiking in Arizona. I’ve passed by this nest a hundred times and always wondered “what lives there”? Well, I found out. It’s an owl. A great horned owl, to be more precise. And the momma owl was busy nesting, peeking a bit with one eye … Continue reading Sundays are for Saguaros (and apparently owls)