Upcoming Hike Feb 15th

Jo’s Urban Exploration

(Be sure to have a sr. transit pass or buy a one-day Sungo pass @ Fry’s beforehand)

Trolley to the first 4th Ave stop, explore 4th & part of University.

Trolley to UA, explore part of campus and Main Gate attractions.

Personal options on lunch and further explorations via trolley/walking.

Length/time will vary.

 

Linda Vista Loop

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Linda Vista Loop Trail is a 2.4 mile moderately (469 ft elevation gain) trafficked loop trail located near Tucson, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, birding, and horses and is accessible year-round. Horses are also able to use this trail.

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Rugged Mountain Views, view of city This is a great moderate hike, that captures great desert landscape and rugged mountain views. From the trail head, hike east up the obvious path towards Pusch Peak. The trail will lead you up and along a small canyon,l which will be on your left. This hike ends once you are at the base of a 250-300 foot peak. There is a small trail that will lead you to the top of this peak, if your ready for the up hill push! It makes for a great city view. You will notice a few side trails along the way, however if you stay on the east to west trail, you will be right on. Ample parking is available off Oracle and Linda Vista. The walk up the trail is easy to moderate, with lots of rock steps to climb over. The second half of the trail is downhill, with more rock steps. This is a good hike to do if you only have an hour or so. Plan to do this loop in the morning during the summertime. That way you will be in the shade of Pusch Ridge above. The trail offers beautiful views both up the trail, looking at Pusch Ridge, and down the trail, looking at Oro Valley. Lots of birds are seen throughout the area.

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