Butterfield/Gadsden Loop – Hike 37 of 52 Hike Challenge

We’ve had big hiking/biking plans the last two weekends I’ve had off work, and it’s rained the last two weekends I’ve had off work, this is not usually a problem we have to deal with in Phoenix.  As I’m nearing the end of my 100 Miles in 100 Days Challenge I was determined to get some miles … More Butterfield/Gadsden Loop – Hike 37 of 52 Hike Challenge

Ranger Led Hike at Lake Pleasant – Hike 16 of 52 Hike Challenge

One of the perks of participating in the 100 Miles in 100 Days Challenge is a Facebook page dedicated to providing support and encouragement to participants, and highlighting hiking events within the County Parks.  One such event was a Ranger led hike at Lake Pleasant Regional Park.  I had no idea there were hiking trails … More Ranger Led Hike at Lake Pleasant – Hike 16 of 52 Hike Challenge

Bajada and Black Rock Trails – Hike 36 of 52 Hike Challenge

I don’t usually take my older dog hiking, it isn’t something she’s accustomed to and her endurance isn’t great (we’ve only had her since August), but we recently discovered she has separation anxiety when left at home without her sister.  However, having just had a tumor surgically removed from her chin on Wednesday I didn’t … More Bajada and Black Rock Trails – Hike 36 of 52 Hike Challenge

Courthouse Butte Loop Trail – Hike 34 of 52 Hike Challenge

If you’ve followed along you’ll notice that my hikes skipped from 15 to 34.  This is not a typo, I am a procrastination expert and once I started hiking 2-3 times per week I fell behind in my writing.  I still intend to catch up on those hikes, but I want to start the new year … More Courthouse Butte Loop Trail – Hike 34 of 52 Hike Challenge