Not too easy; not too hard: At three miles in length, the relatively short and moderately-pitched trail to Lost Ranch is just right.
Use the tips in this post to plan your next amazing full moon viewing experience in Arizona.
In 2020, early morning hikers on Piestewa Peak received a spiritual boost by the inspiring sounds of taiko-style drummer Ken Koshio.
Every year, the City of Phoenix hosts the Phoenix Summit Challenge. The challenge is to hike to seven specific mountain summits in seven days.
Since Trail #8 in Phoenix Mountains Preserves goes right by a deposit of quartz the size of a VW Bus near the top of a ridge, it has earned the nickname Quartz Ridge Trail.
Arizona is known for fabulous sunrises and sunsets. But this sunset image captured from a north Phoenix neighborhood on January … More
New and upgraded amenities at Piestewa Peak Trailhead in Phoenix include expanded parking, new drinking fountains, restrooms and ramadas.
Piestewa Peak, the second tallest in Phoenix, rises high above the city and serves as a lasting memorial to Lori Ann Piestewa – the first American Indian woman to lose her life in a war on foreign soil.
In Arizona, few topics are as hotly debated as whether it’s okay to stack rocks. One Phoenix resident turned rock stacks (cairns) into an art form.
Tucked into a small valley of South Mountain Park in Phoenix is a little known ruins site that has generated all sorts of urban myths. I think I uncovered the truth.
In recent years, the Pima Canyon parking area and trailhead in South Mountain Park has become quite popular with hikers … More
If you’re in Phoenix for just a short time and need a quick fix of nature on one of the city’s legendary trails, the Mormon Trail to Hidden Valley hike may be just the thing for you.