Recent Places

So much to see!  In reverse order of last visit!  No better place to hike than the American Southwest!  More photos and stories on the Gallery and Blog pages!

Sedona:  Courthouse Butte Trail – Last Visited in October 2017.  Great trek around the butte and Bell Rock.  blog

Desert Vista Trail – Last Visited September in 2017. blog

Sedona:  Devil’s Bridge Trail – Last Visited in June 2017.


Apache Wash Trailhead – Last visited in August 2017.  My favorite Phoenix local hike.  Great trails and scenery, but lots of bikes.  blog

Monument ValleyLast visited March, 2017.  Great place.  Do yourself a favor and pay for an extended guided tour. blog

Lower Antelope Canyon – Last visited in March, 2017.  Crazy unique guided tour. Sad part is you only get about an hour. blog

Sunset Crater (Lava Flow Trail) – Last Visited in March, 2017. Nice quiet stroll among the lava flow.  Looks totally out of place.  Stop here and then continue to the Wupatki ruins.

Wukoki Pueblo – Last visited in March, 2017.  Smaller Native American ruin to its “sister” Wupatki.  More enjoyable as it can be experienced from inside.

Wupatki National Monument – Last visited in March, 2017.   Incredibly preserved Native American ruins.  Nice place to take a casual walk through history.

Walnut Canyon – Last Visited in March, 2017.  Beautiful short hike with Native American ruins that you can enter.  Expect a lot of stairs to get to the Island Loop Trail.


Grand Canyon National Park – Last visited February, 2017.  Speaks for itself!

Kartchner Caverns State Park “Big Room” – Last visited in December, 2016.  If you love caves – no better.  If you don’t, it’s a cave.  Personal photos prohibited (sad face).  Also Trails.

Sedona – Last visited in November, 2016.  Away from the “tourist” trails.  Started on Soldiers Pass and just wandered.

Lockett Meadow (Inner Basin Trail and surrounding)- Last Visited in October, 2016.  Wonderful hiking trails, best taken in the fall to experience the autumn colors.  High altitude and some effort to get there.

Horseshoe Bend – Last visited in April, 2017.  If anywhere near Page, AZ, it is well worth the quick stop and short walk.  blog

Upper Antelope Canyon – Last visited in July, 2016.  Feels like you are on a movie set.  Totally different world with some amazing photos.  Must see!

Glen Canyon Dam – Last visited in July, 2016.

Bell Trail –  near Sedona, Arizona.  Last visited in June, 2016. One of my favorite hikes.  Moderate+ in difficulty.  Great scenery and cool water as a reward.

Bell Rock – Sedona, Arizona.  Last visited in June, 2016.  Great view from near the top.  Hard not to like all of the red rock.

Tonto Natural Bridge – Last visited in May, 2016.  Just west of Payson, Arizona.  One of my absolute favorites.  Make sure to walk the entire riverbed trail.  Moderate+ descent.

Always looking for recommendations and will gladly share mine!


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