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Overnight in the Four Peaks Wilderness


About a year ago a small group of us did the first “club” hike to Browns Peak in the Four Peaks Wilderness (see blog entry here —> https://oldslowhans.com/2015/02/28/four-peaks-looking-down-on-the- supes/ ). When writing up my blog of that hike, I made this observation “wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Praying Hands and Slot Loop


For a variety of reasons I missed several hikes, but got “back on the trail” again on Wednesday, bound on a hike that was partially new to me.  I’ve done the “out and return” hike to the Praying Hands formation, … Continue reading

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Boulder Canyon Trail – Love and Hate


I love it! Because the Boulder Canyon Trail from the marina to the Battleship Overlook is perhaps the shortest route available to see the rugged grandeur of the interior of the Superstition Mountains. But I hate it! Because the hike … Continue reading

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High Country Solitude


(Before I describe the hike, I need to give a caution about the road up to the trailhead.  FR201 is an 8-mile very narrow and twisty mountain road which in dry weather is easily passable with a typical short-wheelbase SUV. … Continue reading

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