Category: 3 – 5 Miles

L.A.’s 8 Best Dog-Friendly Summer Hikes

Please read our previous post if you have not hiked at high altitude before and consult with your doctor prior to doing these hikes if you are a beginner. With the desert climate, Los Angeles can get brutal during summer months. We like to escape the summer heat by going up to higher elevation. I’ve selected our 8

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Hualapai Mountain: A Forest in the Desert

Hualapai Mountain Park is 15 miles from Kingman, AZ  A forest in the desert? Yes! Although it was 82 degrees in Kingman at 4:30 PM, it was at least 10 degrees cooler at the main trailhead. The trailhead was pretty empty on that late Sunday afternoon. We parked next to the yellow gate and began

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Fremont Saddle via Peralta Trail

In the Tonto National Forest near Apache Junction, Peralta Trailhead is located 49 miles east of Phoenix, Arizona in the Superstition Mountains. Peralta Road to the trailhead is a dirt road but you don’t need a high clearance car. There is plenty of parking in the lot but it gets full by mid-morning during on weekends.

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Beach Camping at Lake Powell

Although I am now getting around to write about this trip, we took this trip back in late October/early November of last year. Yep, I got some catching up to do. This is what happens when you are adventuring faster than you can write about them. Not a bad problem to have. Road Trip to

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