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You need to give what it takes

Portered and animal support trips are very popular in this day and age of "the path of least resistance". These types of trips are perfect for those hikers that have a legitimate medical reason for not being able to carry gear. But for those able bodied who choose not to...

December 29, 2016
tying one on with a bear

Venturing into the great wide open for a few days for the first time? Or maybe you backpacked for Boy Scouts but you are neither a boy or a scout any longer. Whatever the calling to get you to get off the grid for a few days is irrelevant. The point is you are so...

December 16, 2016
7 Things to Know Before Hiking Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness

Looking for an amazing backpacking adventure with seclusion and all the beauty of the Southwest? Paria Canyon is the place that any backpacker would seek out for some of the most unique landscapes that so few have ever seen!

December 4, 2016
A Guide to the Grand Canyon Rim-to-Rim Hike

The Grand Canyon is one of the greatest places to hike in all of the world. One of the classic treks in this unforgettable landscape is a Rim to Rim hike - North Rim of the canyon descending to the Colorado and hiking out on the South Rim.

November 25, 2016

A great anecdotal story about leaving food unattended in Grand Canyon from guide extraordinaire Jen Hogan. Jen has banked thousands of miles below the rim of Grand Canyon and her 11 year old son has banked 3,000 miles - totally humbling. 

November 20, 2016

As an Arizona native, I have had my fill of hiking Camelback Mountain. It is crowded with tourists and locals alike as if that is the ONLY urban trail in the Phoenix area.  AND parking sucks. So, for you out-of-towners, here are 5 trails that the Phoenix locals hike.

November 7, 2016
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