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Arizona trekkers share their trail adventures.

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  • Lorena Lewis, El Mirage AZ: Thunderbird Conservation Park, Glendale
  • Michael Santeusanio, Phoenix AZ: Bright Angel Trail, Grand Canyon National Park
  • Ellen Northrop, Desert Hills AZ: Watson Lake, Prescott
  • Berlin Adkins, Florence AZ: Picacho Peak
  • Cliff Pearlburg, Phoenix AZ: Red Mountain, Flagstaff
  • Mark Friedrich, Apache Junction AZ: Lost Dutchman State Park
  • Randy Caves, Mesa AZ: Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park
  • David Kaiser, Chandler AZ: Butcher Jones Trail, Saguaro Lake
  • Josh Wuchterl, Casa Grande AZ: Show Low Lake wildlife
  • Whitney Kerr-Driscoll, Scottsdale AZ: Mount Lemmon, Tucson
  • Manny Ochoa Jr., Chandler AZ: Bryce Canyon, UT
  • Mary Lasley, Peoria AZ: Deem Hills Recreation Area, Peoria
  • Michelle Bernstein-Schultz, Mesa AZ: Lower Antelope Canyon
  • Cristina Stashower, Chandler AZ: Petrified Forest
  • Davesh Shingari, Chandler AZ: View from Cathedral Rock, Sedona
  • Jacob Ruiz, Phoenix AZ: Piestewa Peak, Phoenix
  • Joseph Smith, Mesa AZ: Siphon Draw, Superstition Mountains
  • Thom Kennedy, Wooster OH: Dobbins Lookout South Mountain Park, Phoenix
  • Marcus Curley Phoenix AZ: Humphreys Peak, Flagstaff
  • Pablo Moyano, Gilbert AZ: Camping at Fool Hollow Lake, Show Low


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Hiking with Kids

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Shooting Havasupai

When it comes to capturing the perfect landscape shot, Phoenix pharmacist and photographer Chirag A. Patel works hard to get to the good stuff.

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Los Burros

Standard trail etiquette requires that all users yield to horses – especially when the horse is Ginger. It’s impossible not to succumb to the charms of the beautiful, rust-colored Missouri Fox Trotter mare who frequently treks White Mountains trails with her best friend Curtis Winder of Snowflake.

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Kendrick Mountain

Don’t look for Mike “Te-Wa” Stivers on an easy trail. Although the Ohio transplant began his Arizona hiking adventures as a 7-year-old on the popular Piestewa Peak trail in Phoenix, he has since developed a preference for “bigger, bolder, rockier and more intense mountains.”

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Algonquin Trail

When he turned 62, Jim Buyens had a big decision to make. “I weighed 325 pounds, and was way out of shape,” the Phoenix resident recalls. “Then a cardiologist told me I had both atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure. At that point, I decided getting in shape was a choice between living to 65 or 85, and I chose 85.”