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Sedona, Part 2

This morning we went over to Tex’s house so he could show us some cool hikes that weren’t on the map. Greg had met him last weekend while mountain biking in the area. Tex pulled up Google Earth to show us some arches on a side trail of the Soldier Pass Trail, and some caves… Read more »

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Sedona, Part 1

We made it to Sedona with plenty of daylight for hiking but the rental car foiled us several times. A lot of the trailheads near Sedona are down very rough jeep roads and the Beetle just couldn’t make it. We ended up doing only one hike Friday afternoon, at Fay Canyon. We went half a… Read more »

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Flagstaff

On the drive down to Flagstaff from Page, we had a great view of Humphrey’s Peak, the highest point in Arizona at 12,633′, and the mountain we would be climbing the next day. We were headed outside of town to do another short hike before camping near its trailhead. We followed a couple of Forest… Read more »

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Page

We drove up to Page from the Grand Canyon because there seemed to be lots of good hikes in the area. We wanted to check out Rainbow Bridge, Antelope Canyon, and some other trails in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. But it was difficult to find information on permits and logistics for Rainbow Bridge…. Read more »

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Grand Canyon

I was in the Grand Canyon to take a Leave No Trace Master Educator Course through NOLS. We spent one day in the classroom, camping at Mather Campground on the South Rim at night, and then headed out into the backcountry for three nights. The group consisted of one NOLS instructor, one park ranger, and… Read more »

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Havasupai

We were on the road very early from Seligman and saw the sunrise as we made our way to the Hualapai Hilltop parking lot. The plan when flying into Flagstaff the night before had been to either drive to the lot and camp there, although we were unsure of whether it was allowed, or to… Read more »