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The Big Sandy

April, 2008 | 6 Comments

Arrasta Mountain Wilderness is essentially the big blank space on maps of Western Arizona to the west of Highway 93. Big mountains, some deep canyons, lots of sand, little water and no trails. Lets go. I have been driving past this area for years on my way through Arizona to other hiking locations. It’s about [...]

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Arizona » Arrastra Mountain Wilderness

Peoples Canyon

April, 2004 | 7 Comments

I had read some articles on Peoples (Peeples) Canyon and read the write up in Exploring Arizona‚Äôs Wild Areas and was intrigued. Arizona Highways described the area as ‘one of the wonders of public land in Arizona’. Riparian areas in the desert are always beautiful places to visit and see the stark contrast between the wet and the dry. So I decided to take a Spring trip to this area. Five nights up through the canyon from the South and then looping back with a play-it-as-it-goes route coming back.

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