Withering Heights (or why pay for hot yoga?)

I have a tendency to surround myself with people who are crazy enough to love the heat of summer – in Phoenix …

Lost Dog Wash to Quartz Trail

Hiking the Trail Just when you thought the trails at Lost Dog Wash were generally on the more gentle side, you find …

Lost Dog Wash – Old Jeep Trail Loop

Hiking the Trail There are several hikes emanating from the Lost Dog Wash Trailhead. You can hike a loop by combining the Lost …

Gateway to Inspiration Point

Hiking the Trail This is a terrific hike to a truly inspiring lookout point on the Windgate Trail that continues eastward from …

Gateway to Thompson Peak via Bell Pass

This is a big one, folks – one of the best hiking workouts you can get in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve – and …