The Hike Book Archives

We’re pretty spoiled with our hiking bounty here in Arizona. Perhaps nobody knows this more intimately than lifelong hiker Mare Czinar, head of production at PHOENIX and our sister publication, Phoenix Home & Garden. In PHOENIX magazine The Hike Book (Cities West Media, $19.95), Czinar writes practically and poetically about 228 of her favorite Arizona trails, from easy urban treks to arduous high-country climbs. User-friendly symbols mark hikes for their suitability for children and animals,...


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