Tag Archives: Arizona

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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Arizona Lookout Towers, November 2019

In November I visited four lookout towers located on Arizona peaks of interest to me. The autumn had been dry so far, but I expected winter rain and snow to arrive soon and I wanted to visit the peaks before … Continue reading

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Mazatzal Peak, Arizona, April 2019

On Thursday, April 18, Linda and I and our dogs parked our trailer beside the Barnhardt Trailhead road and camped below the crest of the Mazatzal Mountains south of Payson, Arizona. We were boondocking, which meant we had no hookups … Continue reading

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Forest Hill, Arizona, March 2019

On Saturday, March 30, I joined the Southern Arizona Hiking Club for a climb of Forest Hill, the highpoint of the Little Rincon Mountains east of Tucson. Forest Hill has 6114 feet of elevation and 1554 feet of topographic prominence, … Continue reading

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