Hey, I’m hiking 1,000 miles in 2013 and writing about it for the Arizona Republic, describing a few of my favorite trails each month. You can follow along on my Facebook page. I’ll also try to post links to the articles from the Republic here.
Coffeepot Rock: Will future generations recognize an old-fashioned coffeepot?
You never know what hipsters you’ll meet on the trail. This is Pico. He’s a Chug, a Chihuahua and pug mix.
I ran into this fluttering guy way up on the Hiline Trail.
You know you’re in Arizona when you walk off the trail to find wild horses grazing by the roadside.
Veit Springs is a dazzling trail for fall color, but it’s a beauty in summer as well.
A monsoon storm rolls in across Cape Final.
Centennial Trail was constructed in 2012 to commemorate Arizona's 100th birthday.
Halfmoon Tank creates a welcome riparian habitat along the Cochise Trail in the Dragoon Mountains.
A series of trails join together to make the spectacular Watson Lake Loop in Prescott.
A section of the Black Canyon Trail crosses the Agua Fria River and rambles into desert foothills.
I like to be home for the holidays, so I crossed the 1,000 mark not far from my house.
Here’s a little recap of my year in hiking. See you on the trail in 2014!