Hiking solo can be a truly rewarding experience. When by yourself you can experience the stillness of the desert and get in tune not only with nature but with yourself as well. Although, it seems a number of hikers are fearful when it comes to hiking solo. There is no reason to fear hiking alone, especially here in Phoenix. You just have to plan ahead and think before hitting the trails.
First Aid Kits. It’s the one thing you probably don’t have in your pack, yet when the times comes, you will be cursing yourself for
February 1st, is opening day to obtain permits and make reservation to visit Havasupai. The reservation process fills up quickly so it’s best to get online right when they open. According to the Havasupai site it will open at 8am, Friday, February 1st and it’s best to create an account now. This will make the reservation process easier, for opening day.
This year marks the 23rd annual National Trail Trek at the South Mountain Park and Preserve. This event is put on to give hikers the
Now that summer is quickly approaching the Valley, bringing extra water on your hike is a smart choice. Due to the hot and dry temperature,
Tom’s Thumb Hiking Trail – McDowell Mountain Difficulty Level: Hard Distance: 5 miles, roundtrip Location: Tom’s Thumb Trailhead The Tom’s Thumb hiking trail is a