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Sitting at 3375 ft, Jones Peak stands tall over the quaint town of Sierra Madre. Most hikers making their way to Sierra Madre spend their day tackling the Old Mt Wilson Trail to the 5713ft summit of Mt Wilson and it’s well known observatory. Jones Peak isn’t one of the most well known hikes in the… Read More

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My very first “lightweight” hiking shoe was the Inov-8 Roclite 295 back in 2010. I’m amazed to see how far trail running shoes have come in that period of time, and I’m even more amazed at their adoption in the hiking community. Inov-8 shoes were all the rage back in 2010, but Inov-8 spent the next… Read More

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Christmas is only a few weeks away, and I’m sure some of you are still looking for gifts to buy for your loved ones. If you’re coming up short on ideas for the adventurers and explorers in your life, I’ve put together a list of 30 items they’re sure to enjoy. I’ve divided the list up into… Read More

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I just returned from a backpacking trip to Havasupai Falls. For Trail to Peak’s newest team member, my 5 month old son, this backpacking trip was a first. I did a lot of research before heading out on this trip, and was blown away by the photos and video of hyper blue waterfalls and streams.… Read More

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This post is a follow up to Hiking From Hualapai Hilltop To Supai Village and is the second part of the Havasupai Falls backpacking experience. To begin this hike, you will need to start by hiking from Hualapai Hilltop to Supai Village. You can also take a helicopter or hire a horse. This stretch of trail… Read More

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Havasupai Falls sits near the top of nearly every outdoor adventurer’s list of “must see” places. The bright turquoise colored streams and falls nestled away in the western portion of Arizona’s Grand Canyon draw visitors from all over the world. If you look online, there’s an abundance of information regarding the waterfalls, but not much detailed information… Read More

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Havasupai Falls is a paradise of turquoise colored streams and falls nestled away in the western portion of Arizona’s Grand Canyon. The water of Havasupai gets it’s otherworldly color from lime deposits. Starting at the 5100ft trailhead of Hualapai Hilltop, visitors hike down into the Canyon to reach the village of Supai. The Havasupai people, related to… Read More

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The abandoned ruin of Bighorn Mine sits just shy of 7000ft on the east facing slope of Mt. Baden Powell. Frances Yarnall, president of the Wrightwood Historical Society offers some pretty fascinating insights on the mine and it’s founder in the Wrightwood Roots. To make a long story short, “Local legend tells us that the mountain… Read More

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Getting to and from the John Muir Trail can be quite the feat. Southbound hikers begin their journey in Yosemite Valley and finish 225 miles later at Whitney Portal. A point to point thru-hike like this requires a bit of planning beforehand to ensure that plans flow accordingly on a tight itinerary. My transportation plans for the John Muir… Read More

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