Tag Archives: #52HikeChallenge

Siphon Draw – Flat Iron in the Superstitions

Today we decided to take a drive out to the Superstition Mountains and hike to Flatiron via Siphon Draw. We left at 7:30 in the morning and amazingly traffic wasn’t too bad from Phoenix and we got out to Apache … Continue reading

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Hiking Bull Pasture and Estes Canyon

Today is President’s Day and we dragged our high school kids out of bed and drove to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument where we hiked two beautiful trails.But, I’m getting ahead of myself. First we stopped at the Visitor Center … Continue reading

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Papago Park hiking!

Today we went and explored Papago Park in Phoenix. Our first stop was Hole in the Rock. I can’t believe I’ve lived here a very long time and never been to this spot! It’s rated really high on Trip Advisor. … Continue reading

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Agua Fria National Monument – Badger Springs Trail

We are visiting every National Monument in Arizona – today we went to Agua Fria. Agua Fria is managed by the BLM  Bureau of Land Management, not the Park Service. That means that Agua Fria is ‘lesser’ monument and you … Continue reading

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2017 National Trail Trek at South Mountain

Four friends and I completed the 2017 National Trail Trek  – 15.5 miles, hiking the complete National Trail in South Mountain. Hiking time was 6 hours and 18 minutes which included our lunch stop, but didn’t include any driving time. … Continue reading

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