Category: Arizona

For people that don’t know better, Arizona is thought to be a brown, lifeless desert that is so hot that the Devil summers there.

Don’t believe everything you hear. Arizona’s landscape is one of extreme diversity. The “Grand Canyon State” has everything from lush green oases, watering holes and waterfalls, to coniferous forests, high-elevation peaks, and of course, deserts (but not the ugly kind).

For three years, Kim and I (Max) lived in Tucson and had the chance to hike and explore all over the state. We wrote these guides to help you fall in love with Arizona the way we did.

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Backpacking Across the Santa Catalina Mountains Trip Report

Hatching a Plan I didn't intend to move to Tucson when I first visited in January of 2017. But there's something magical about winter…