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Barber Peak Loop

barber peak loop

I’ve wanted to do this hike over two years. I was able to finally do it on Xena’s birthday. It was a special day all around. Mojave National Preserve, located in the heart of the Mojave Desert, is 157 miles northeast from Palm Springs, CA. I didn’t know what to expect on our way to

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#TrailTip Tuesday: Lightly Trafficked

When you research trail info, sometimes the description says the trail is lightly trafficked. If you are new to researching hiking trails, besides the obvious meaning, here is what you need to know. Since the trail is less traveled, it’s more than likely you will find the trail less maintained than the ones you are used

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Happy 7th!

birthday girl

Every year I try to do something special on Xena’s birthday. This year, we celebrated my sweet girl’s milestone birthday at the Mojave Desert last week. After an exhilarating hike that included a standoff with a wild bull, chasing after jackrabbits, getting cactus spines removed from a paw in the middle of a hike, and

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