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Bridal Wreath Falls Loop

Out at Saguaro East, we started our 2 1/2 mile steady rocky climb up and around small mountains. It was a beautiful day as we headed out with about 20 of us.  The many views of the valley from several … Continue reading

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Gold Mine Loop/Brown Mountain

Two groups headed out on the Wed. hikes yesterday with much cooler temperatures and really strong winds. But nothing stops the hardy RCW hikers when they want to be outdoors! Abandoned mine, petroglyphs, and even a Mule Deer to give … Continue reading

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Hidden Canyon/Bowen House

The Wednesday hike, Jan. 10, started our rainy, very cool, and foggy. It sure made the scenery seem a bit eerie yet still unique. What a weather change we had on this hike! It rained harder, so some turned back. … Continue reading

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Catalina St. Pk. Nature/Canyon/Bird Loop

We had a nice easy comfortable hike in this beautiful park. Was overcast early, but the sun came out later for a short while. So most of us shed all those layers of jackets & sweaters. Ah..warm sun! We always … Continue reading

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Sweetwater Preserve/Lost Arrow Trail

The Wed. hike on Dec. 28 was a bit overcast but very pleasant for hiking. About a dozen in the 1st group took a 4.3 mile hike & 4 in the 2nd did a 7.6 mile hike in a nice … Continue reading

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Starr Pass/Yetman Trail

The hike in this area on Wednesday had us climb up around a mountain in the shade. It was nice and warm in the sun on the other side of the mountain and the views all along our hike were … Continue reading

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Signal Hill Trail at Saguaro NP West

This Wednesday’s hike had us splitting into 2 groups because we had more friends back with us for the winter season. The morning was cool down in the gravel of the wash until the warm sun hit us once we … Continue reading

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Sweetwater Preserve

Wed., Dec, 4, we were large enough to split into 2 groups. One went clockwise and the other counter clockwise on the same trail. It was early & overcast, which made it a good day for hiking without the hot … Continue reading

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Silver City, NM, Day 4 Boston Hill Hike

Day 4’s morning hike was another pretty day to end our 4 day adventures. Such fun with great friends was well worth the trip.  The landscape on this hike was totally unique. It was in a closed mining and milling … Continue reading

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Silver City, NM, Day 3 Hike #2

Day 3 in Silver City hike #2. While some did other things, 5 of us explored the ‘historic ditch’ in town created late 1800 by a 12′ foot high flash flood wall of water that literally split the town in … Continue reading

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