Yearly Archive: 2018

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The Windows

Distance: 1.25 miles Type: Loop Difficulty: Easy The Windows Trail of Arches National Park is one of the most popular areas the park, attracting many of the visitors to the area for its spectacular...

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North Kaibab Trail

Distance: 14.5 miles Type: In and out Difficulty: Strenuous The North Kaibab Trail in Grand Canyon National Park is one of only three maintained trails in the park, and like the others, has no...

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Thirteen Bridges

Distance: 2 miles Type: Loop Difficulty: Easy The Thirteen Bridges hike is a beautiful horseshoe-shaped trail that brings hikers over thirteen old carriage road bridges that pass above Gory Brook. It’s an easy trail...

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Anthony’s Nose via the AT

Distance: 1 mile Type: Out and back Difficulty: Moderate The Anthony’s Nose Trail is a popular hike in the southern section of Hudson Highlands State Park, gaining quick elevation along the Appalachian Trail before...

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Joe’s Canyon Trail

Distance: 2.65 miles Type: Out and back / Shuttle Difficulty: Strenuous The Joe’s Canyon Trail is a beautifully scenic Sonoran Desert grasslands trek up through a relatively lush and wild canyon, climbing out into...

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Highway 12 in Southern Utah Road Trip

Highway 12 in southern Utah is a breathtaking journey past some of southern Utah’s most picturesque features, including Red Canyon, Bryce Canyon National Park, Kodachrome Basin State Park, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Escalante Petrified...

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Yaqui Ridge Trail

Distance: 2.1 miles Type: Out and back Difficulty: Moderate The Yaqui Ridge Trail is an easy two miles down to the border of Mexico from Montezuma Pass, but a strenuous climb back up, ascending...

Mesquite Trees Below Rocky Hill 0

How to Train for the Arizona Trail

Rule #1: Do not start the trail without any training. The Arizona Trail thru-hike will test you in ways you never anticipated, so your physical condition should be the least of your worries. Without...

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Skyline Arch

Distance: 0.2 miles Type: Out and back Difficulty: Easy Skyline Arch is an easy meander to the base of a gorgeous arch rising high above the ground. While visible from the road, it truly...

Balsamroot Along Phillips Canyon Trail 0

Phillips Canyon

Distance: 6 miles Type: Out and back Difficulty: Strenuous The Phillips Canyon Trail is an infrequently traveled trail, particularly to access Phillips Pass. Since most of it is tucked away in the forest, most...