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  • Phoenix, Arizona

    7 Hikes You Need to Do in the Phoenix Area

    Arizona is a great state for hiking. While northern Arizona gets a lot of love, Phoenix locals don't have to go far to find awesome trails. Check out these 7 popular hikes near the greater Phoenix area.1. The FlatironThe Flatiron is an epic rock formation visible on the skyline east of Mesa. It m...
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    The 5 Best Hikes In Phoenix

    Phoenix is one of the very best cities in the country for hiking with tons of trails that are easily accessible from the metropolitan area. Grab your hiking shoes, friends, and lots of water, then head out on one of these awesome hikes this weekend.1. Camelback MountainPhoto: Kevin KaminskiWhethe...
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  • Marmot Men's Alpha 60 Vest Review

    Sometimes it's just too warm for a jacket, but chilly enough that a base layer alone just won't cut it. The Marmot Alpha 60 Vest has been my favorite piece to bridge that gap. It's lightweight, packable, and perfect for those in-between days. Despite the fact that I live in the supposedly hot de...
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    The Best Waterfall Hikes in Arizona

    We know you've heard of Havasu Falls and likely pined for the chance to go, so naturally, it tops this list. But you may not have known just how many other incredible waterfalls litter the desert landscape in Arizona. Between the treks in the Havasupai Reservation, easy day hikes to cascades and ...
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    The top 25 hikes in Arizona

    From the Grand Canyon's desert oasis, to the trails around Phoenix and the red rock cliffs of Sedona, Arizona hikes are some of the best in America. Head south for a retreat from the winter cold or embrace the summer heat at one of the amazing swimming holes and waterfalls. Whatever type of Arizo...
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    The 5 Best Winter Camping Spots in Arizona

    Winter camping often brings to mind snowy landscapes and more layers of clothing than you can count. But in southern Arizona the air is warm, the cacti blooming, and the trails dry. Here are five of my favorite spots to camp in Arizona in the winter. Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Why Go: O...
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    10 Of Arizona's Best Campsites

    Home to campsites with epic vistas, access to endless hiking and biking trails, and lakes waiting to be paddled, Arizona has something for every camper. Some of these campsites are less than an hour from the nearest city and don't require a whole lot of thinking ahead and planning. Perfect for th...
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    5 Photos of Gorgeous Spring Hikes in Sedona, Arizona

    Spring wanderings in Sedona are truly a very special time. Your journey from Phoenix through vast stands of cactus, and as a green as you will ever see them hillsides, dotted with blankets of yellow flowering brittlebush - is a spectacular introduction to this blooming desert landscape. Sedona i...
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    How to Explore Arizona's 4 Most Iconic Slot Canyons

    The Page, Arizona slot canyons offer a one-of-a-kind experience for all visitors. Though popular amongst hiking enthusiasts and professional photographers, the canyons are beautiful enough (and accessible enough) to appeal to just about any crowd. I mean, you’ve seen the pictures, right? Who woul...
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    72 Hours of Adventure in Arizona

    Arizona is a huge state. And to be honest, the list of adventures below barely scratches the surface. That said, in a recent trip to Arizona my Dad and I found that hitting our dream destinations in a short amount of time was not only easier than we first believed, but a trip we’ll never forget...
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    Searching For The Holy Grail of Day-Hikes: Sedona, Arizona

    From atop a rock outcropping a mile past the end of Soldier's Pass Trail Several weeks ago I was attempting to decide what I wanted to do for my spring break from my masters degree program, as I didn't want to stay in Louisville for the whole week. So since I had been stocking up on reward miles...
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    10 Must-Do Adventures In Arizona

    Sunny skies, year-round perfect weather, and stellar sunsets complemented by rugged backcountry terrain make Arizona an adventurer’s dreamland. From the North Country’s pine forested rim that drops into the depths of the Grand Canyon to the picturesque Sonoran Desert landscape of central and sout...
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    The Autumn Leaf Peeper's Guide to Arizona

    Many who are not familiar with Arizona and think of it is as just being a big desert are missing out on all the Grand Canyon State really has to offer. We really do have seasons and autumn is a glorious one! :) Below is an outline of some of the classic destinations in the order when autumn leaf ...
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