Category Archives: Hiking

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

Harquahala Peak 4489, Arizona, January 2022

On Sunday, January 16, I left the Hayden-Rhodes Aqueduct below Big Horn Peak and followed the Salome and Eagle Eye Roads north to climb an unnamed peak at the northern end of the Harquahala Mountains. This peak, Harquahala Peak 4489, … Continue reading

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Big Horn Peak, Arizona, January 2022

Last Saturday, January 15, I left Tucson and drove to the Hayden-Rhodes Aqueduct between Phoenix and Quartzsite, Arizona, just north of Interstate Highway 10. My goal was to climb Big Horn Peak, the 180th more prominent peak in Arizona with … Continue reading

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Sitgreaves and Bill Williams Mountains, Arizona, November 2021

In November I finally returned to Northern Arizona to hike two prominence peaks, Sitgreaves and Bill Williams Mountains, that I had left unclimbed on my last visit two years ago. I needed to return before the winter snow arrived, as … Continue reading

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Gila Peak, Arizona, November 2021

On Friday morning, November 12, I met Matthias and Scott in Fort Thomas, west of Safford, Arizona on US Highway 70. Our goal that day was to climb Gila Peak, a prominent peak in the Gila Mountains of Graham County. … Continue reading

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