Category: AZT15

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What I Learned from The Arizona Trail

The dust has long since settled and I’m now well beyond many of the priorities and responsibilities that forced me to end my thru-hike of the Arizona Trail early. It now just seems like...

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AZT – Redington Road to Molino Basin

Day 14 This turned out to be my last day on the trail for the season. It was a hard decision to make, but ultimately the trip was poorly timed and I went way...

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AZT – Grass Shack to Redington Road

Day 13 I got an early start, leaving camp by 7:15am. It was still nice and cool out so it made for great conditions on the climb up to Manning Camp near the top...

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AZT – La Sevilla Campground to Grass Shack

Day 12 This day was a day filled with mixed emotions and experiences. I started off acknowledging a lot of the worry that had been following me onto the trail, and made an intent...

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AZT – AZ83 to La Sevilla Campground

Day 11 It was a bittersweet and subsequently uneventful day. After having a great few days with Giggles, we realized that her leg was too injured to continue on the trail and that I...

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AZT – Santa Rita Mountains Foothills to AZ83

Day 10 After a night of coyotes howling and passing through our camp, we woke up to a great sunrise and surprisingly pleasant temperatures. We all wanted to get a head start on the...

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AZT – Gardner Canyon to Santa Rita Foothills

Day 9 I woke up surprisingly not too chilly. Apparently the forest of oak trees that lined the creek that we were near had helped shelter us from some condensation, since for the first...

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AZT – Mount Wrightson Trailhead to Gardner Canyon

Day 8 As Twix, Salsa, Olive Oyl and I were packing up to head out for the morning, Sheriff Woody and Bill Murray (don’t get too excited – both just trail names) strolled by...

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AZT – Canelo Hills East to Patagonia

Day 5 Most sites along the AZT are rocky. It’s highly recommended that hikers bring a light foam pad to put under their air pads to avoid springing a leak. We didn’t do that....

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AZT – Montezuma Pass to Miller Peak Wilderness

Day 1 Our currently anonymous friend drove us to Coronado National Memorial to fill up on water and get us on our way up the Arizona Trail. The first two miles head south to...

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Arizona Trail Hike Sponsor Profile – Chapul

Pat seemed nice enough, but there was no way I was going to eat insects, nor was I interested in his reasons to do so. I assumed his TEDxJacksonHole talk was just going to...

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Preparing for the Arizona Trail

You may remember me saying that I would conduct a crowd-sourcing campaign to fund the feature-length documentary on light pollution that I’m currently working on. I’m putting this on hold until early this summer...