Ray’s recommended hikesby
Ray Richardson from Phoenix took the time to send us some of his best hikes not yet added to our list of the best hikes in North Ameria.
Hiking in Usery Parkby
Mary Ann P.
. I had to fly to Phoenix a couple of weeks ago on business. For starters I had a layover in Dallas and spent my time walking from one gate to the next instead of taking the transit system.
Later that day a Phoenix...
Arizona – Paria Canyon guided hikeby
42 miles (67km) plus side trips – 5 days
Our favourite hike in the S.W. United States... in Phoenix or Flagstaff and drive to the trail head at White House Ruins. Once at the trail head, the group...
Phoenix in Octoberby
on the leaves of the trees and crisp cool evenings.
But what happens if you live in Phoenix, Arizona?
The average temperatures for October in Phoenix are 86 for the high and 63 for the low. According...
scrambling Piestewa Peak, Phoenixby
in Phoenix, Arizona.
Vistas from the top are fantastic.
… The Piestewa Peak (formerly Squaw... on the trail and dehydration is a common and serious problem with hikers who come unprepared. …
Love to Hikeby
DebbieHiking is one of my favorite types of exercise. I don't get to hike as much as I'd like to since I live in Phoenix, Arizona. With temperatures in the 100 degree plus range during the summers, there's...
best hikes in Arizonaby
We name Paria Canyon the best hike in the entire S.W. USA... between Tuscon and Phoenix yesterday past impressive Picacho Peak.
Wet Beaver Loop
The Wet Beaver...
Hiking Tips - Hiking Safetyby
for altitude. If you're hiking at altitudes above 6,000 feet, go slow and steady. Sleep no more than 1,500 feet from your previous night's camp.
Start with short hikes. If you're new to hiking, start...
Hiking Tips - Hiking Skillsby
shoulder so you can toss it if necessary.
Get a rhythm. Develop a steady hiking rhythm to improve your endurance and reduce strain on your legs.
Get in shape. If you're going out on a strenuous hike...
Hiking Tips - Nutrition for Hikingby
Carb load. When you're hiking, a majority of your calories should be from complex carbohydrates... on a long hike, plan all your meals. Assume you'll have no other source of food.
Plan your water needs...