Category: 5 – 7 Miles

Hidden Valley via Mormon Trail

Hidden Valley is in the South Mountain Park just 8 miles outside of Phoenix, Arizona. There is a parking lot at the trailhead but if it’s full, you should be able to find free parking on the street. The South Mountain Park has an extensive trail system and this is one of the many hikes

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Sandstone Peak

At 3,111 feet, Sandstone Peak is the tallest point in the Santa Monica Mountains. Last time we tried this hike back in May of 2015, it was too warm and too crowded for our liking. We completed the loop but opted out from summiting the peak. Xena struggled with the heat and I didn’t want

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Camping and Hiking at Calf Creek

This is the last portion of our Utah adventure.  …Continuing from our last post. After spending a few days by ourselves in Kanab, we were supposed to meet up with Jen and the boys again at Calf Creek. I hadn’t been able to reach her via text but I knew she was camping so I figured she didn’t have

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