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Hike #76 – Miller Peak from Parker Canyon Lake – 20.5 miles

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Location : Sunnyside Road just east of Parker Canyon Lake off of highway 83 (NOBO Mile Marker 16.2 ) Date: 9-5-2019 Weather: Clear skies then enjoyable “sun covering” slightly overcast, starting temperature 65 degrees and the turn about 85-88 degrees. Total Mileage Completed : 20.5 … Continue reading

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Hike #64 – Reavis Canyon North – 22 Miles

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Hike #65 – Reavis Canyon North – 22 Miles Location : Reavis Canyon Trailhead (NOBO Mile Marker 310.7) Date: 12-18-2018 Weather: Clear skies, no clouds, starting temperature 36 degrees and the turn 70 degrees. Total Mileage Completed : 22 on … Continue reading

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Hike #61 – Patagonia South #2 – 24.2 Miles

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Hike #62 – Patagonia South #2 – 24.2 Miles Location : Canelo Pass Trailhead (NOBO Mile Marker 35.0) Date: 11-27-2018 Weather: Clear skies, no clouds, starting temperature 39 degrees and the turn 76 degrees. Total Mileage Completed : 24.2 on … Continue reading

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Hike #59 – Mount Lemon Hike #3 – 23.5 miles

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Location : Mount Lemon #3 (NOBO Mile Marker 164.2) Date: November 6th,  2018 Weather: Clear skies at the Trailhead, starting temperature 53 degrees and mid-day 81 degrees. Total Mileage Completed : 23.5 miles on AZT / Feet +(-) 4836, 7.8% … Continue reading

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Hike #50 – Rim to Rim to Rim Day1 – 15 miles

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 Location : Grand Canyon Hike – Day1 South (NOBO Mile Marker 690.6) Date: August 22nd,  2018 Weather: Overcast skies at the Trailhead, starting temperature 66 degrees and mid-day 85 degrees. Total Mileage Completed : 15 miles on AZT / Feet … Continue reading

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Hike #44 – Mount Lemon Section #3 – The Cup – 14 Miles

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Hi all. Welcome back. I am going to try to shorten the blog posts a-little making them a little more concise and informative, with less Jim Toel rambling….. So here we go… Location : Marshall Gulch Trailhead (NOBO Mile Marker … Continue reading

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Hike #43 – Mount Lemon Section #1 – Back to Rice Peak – 15.6 Miles

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Hi All, So…. I know I am way behind on the AZT Trail Posts. My apologies to all you AZT Trail Blog reading groupies….. aka…. my mom. 🙂 Hi Mom…. It’s not because we are slacking on the hiking, it’s just I am having … Continue reading

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Hike #41 – Mills Ridge Trailhead North 15.6 Miles

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  Hi all, So remember Hike #35- Miller Peak, the hike from the Mexican Border to the Peak and back? Well… this hike was almost identical…… but a little harder and longer. Back in 2016, Eric and I ended up cutting … Continue reading

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Hike #34 – Mexico to Miller Peak -14 Miles.

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So…. This was a “day of days” hike. On the road at 4:30am with Tom and our friend and hiking guest Shane. This time we were on our way to the beginning of the AZT on the Mexican / US … Continue reading

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Hike #32 – LR Ranch North 22 miles (14miles AZT)

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This hike was by hands down one of the toughest hikes we have done so far. Setting out on the morning of 10-24-2017, Tom and I sped up the Beeline highway to a small AZT section southwest of Payson, Arizona … Continue reading

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