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JRI In the News

Our guided hiking and backpacking trips are acclaimed by the press. See what others are saying about the outdoor adventures that Just Roughin' It offers to people in search of a one of a kind adventure tour through the Grand Canyon, Yosemite or Olympic National Parks. "Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please." - Mark Twain

Just Roughin' It has received quite a bit of national and local press.  It's all good, but any press is good press (so they say).

News Files

Sept./Oct. 2008, Her Sports Magazine

Hiking and Backpacking in the Grand Canyon

September 2008, National Geographic Adventure Magazine

Instant: Arizona Adventure Tours

August 31, 2008, The Arizona Republic

Just Roughin' It Helps Supai Tribe After Flooding

News Links

March 16, 2012, National Geographic - Intelligent Travel

Spring Break Arizona Part 2 - Off the Beaten Path

May 2011, Outside Magazine

Destinations: Win the Lottery; Grand Canyon National Park Hiking Trips

July 2010, Outdoor Enthusiast Magazine

Destination: Hiking Trails, AZ

May 2010, Fox News

How to be a Happy Camper: Camping in Grand Canyon or Anywhere Else

Jan/Feb 2010, Experience Life Magazine

A Grand Adventure: Hiking Tours of Grand Canyon

Jan/Feb 2010, Experience Life Magazine

Hiking or Backpacking in the Grand Canyon Do's and Don'ts

November 6, 2009, Vogue: Beatuy, Health and Fitness

Fitness:  Five Great Escapes - Superstition Mountain Hikes in Arizona

May 28, 2008, U.S. News and World Report

50 Active Vacations for the Fitness Conscious: Backpacking or Hiking Tours in the Grand Canyon

June 4, 2007, U.S. News and World Report

Workout Vacations: Backpacking in the Grand Canyon

December 21, 2007, East Valley Tribune

Arizona is Full of Women's Outdoor Adventures


July 13, 2013, ABC's Born to Explore with Richard Wiese

Debbie Hendricks - guide and Co-owner of Just Roughin' It was asked to guide Richard and his film crew on a 3 day South Kaibab/Bright Angel Loop trip for the purpose of showing the nation one of the many activties offered at Grand Canyon National Park.  While the footage does not show us all hike out, I promise, we did hike out!

June 23, 2013, Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda on Discovery Channel

Debbie Hendricks - guide and Co-Owner of Just Roughin' It was interviewed as a Canyon expert  to discuss the dangers of Grand Canyon.  

January 18, 2009, The Chat Room on AZTV

Women's hiking and backpacking trips at Grand Canyon and Arizona