Category Archives: Hiking

Travel using feet – hands may be used with hiking poles for balance or uphill travel.

Vekol Mountains Highpoint, February 2020

The Vekol Mountains are a small and rarely visited Sonoran Desert mountain range about 30 miles southwest of Casa Grande, Arizona. I have had distant glimpses of the Vekol Mountains from other mountain summits in recent years, but my best … Continue reading

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Quijotoa and Artesa Mountains Highpoints, January 2020

There are many little mountain ranges in the Sonoran Desert west of Tucson. They may not have the prominence of other, bigger mountain ranges, but it can be fun to visit them for their views, solitude, and sense of mystery. … Continue reading

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Tat Momoli and Silver Reef Mountains Highpoints, January 2020

On Thursday, January 2nd, three friends and I climbed the highpoints of the Tat Momoli and Silver Reef Mountains southwest of Casa Grande, Arizona. These little mountain ranges are visible from the Casa Grande Mountains, a popular hiking area for … Continue reading

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North Star Peak, December 2019

I first saw North Star Peak from the summit of Forest Hill, the highpoint of the Little Rincon Mountains, last March. It appeared to be an interesting peak and worth a visit. So I was eager to join other Southern … Continue reading

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