Roger Naylor

 

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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.

February’s story:

Coffee Pot

Coffeepot Rock: Will future generations recognize an old-fashioned coffeepot?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March’s story:

Chug

You never know what hipsters you’ll meet on the trail. This is Pico. He’s a Chug, a Chihuahua and pug mix.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April's story:

Hi Butterfly

I ran into this fluttering guy way up on the Hiline Trail.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May's story:

 

Springs Horse

 

 

You know you’re in Arizona when you walk off the trail to find wild horses grazing by the roadside.

 

 

 

 

 

June's story:

Veit Springs Couple

 

 

 

Veit Springs is a dazzling trail for fall color, but it’s a beauty in summer as well.

 

 

 

 

 

July's Story:

North Rim

A monsoon storm rolls in across Cape Final.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August's story:

Prescott Trails

Centennial Trail was constructed in 2012 to commemorate Arizona's 100th birthday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September's story:

 

Half Moon Tank

Halfmoon Tank creates a welcome riparian habitat along the Cochise Trail in the Dragoon Mountains.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October's story:

 

Watson LakeA series of trails join together to make the spectacular Watson Lake Loop in Prescott.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November's story:

 

Black Canyon Trail

A section of the Black Canyon Trail crosses the Agua Fria River and rambles into desert foothills.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

December's story:

 

Grand Central Trail

I like to be home for the holidays, so I crossed the 1,000 mark not far from my house.

 

2013 Trails:

 

Parson's Trail

 

 

Here’s a little recap of my year in hiking. See you on the trail in 2014!