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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

Get out for a breath of fresh air this Halloween and find yourself some ghosts. Aside from the cardiovascular benefit of a challenging hike, the site of a ghost might get your heart pumpin' as well! 

October 24, 2016

Who ever said there is no such thing as a dumb question must have never been asked one. We have compiled some oldies but goodies and some of our own that have come up over the 10+ years of running a hiking guide service. Fun times!

October 17, 2016

Halloween is the best time to visit cemeteries and grave sites.  And some you have to put a little work in to visit. So get on your hiking shoes and get out there to find some graves (and maybe a ghost or two).

October 9, 2016

A common theme of so many of our articles is simply this - hiking Grand Canyon is NOT a walk in the park.  And yet, every season, hikers on our Just Roughin' It trips or those just hiking in the wilderness for fun are not having much fun. 

October 2, 2016
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