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Hike #A – Summit Humphrey’s Peak – 10 miles

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Location :Snow Bowl Parking Lot near to NOBO Mile Marker 603 Date: 8-22-2019 Weather: Light clouds, starting temperature 65 degrees and the turn about 75 degrees. Total Mileage Completed : Zero mile on the AZT Hike Description: So not officially on the Arizona Trail, … Continue reading

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We’re still going……

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Tom and I are still hiking. Completed nearly most all of the North of the North Rim section of the AZT. Amazing up there. 1350 miles down only 270 to complete. Will catch up on the blog soon. Also been … Continue reading

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PBD Ultralight “3-1 TRAILPACK”

Hi all, Interest in more information on the 3-1 Trailpack – 31 liter frameless ultralight backpack? Check out this PDF. Ultralight 3-1 TRAILPACK If you want to order one, just email us. cs@packbackdesigns.com Jim T.

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1200 miles but a lot left to do….

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So…. 75% – 1200 miles done, completed and in the bag – on the quest for dayhiker fame and legend. Ok…. well maybe not. On this venture of mine, I historically have created a post at these major milestones; giving … Continue reading

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2019 We’re Back !!!!

Hi All, Tom and I are back on trail. Just finished Hike #68 so I am about 8 hike posts behind. Promise to catch up soon. Broke thru 1200 miles a couple days ago on the double “Out and Back” … Continue reading

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PBD Ultralight 3-1 Trailpack

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So…. We did it. Tom and I made a backpack…. well…. we designed one and our wonderful friend Anne made it for us. Ok…. actually she ending up making 5 backpack prototypes… but here it is. PBD Ultralight 3-1 Trailpack. … Continue reading

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We are still hiking !!!!

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Hi All, Tom and I are very much alive and still hiking on the AZT.  We are up to Day Hike #55 and have added another 150 miles to the trail count, including the entire south Grand Canyon section and Rim … Continue reading

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SO….. 800 Miles completed on the AZT – half way done !!!!

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SO….. 800 Miles completed on the AZT. I know what you’re thinking…. 800 miles…. I thought the whole trail was only 800 miles. Are you done with it now? Well no, remember we are doing this Arizona trail both Northbound … Continue reading

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2017 Day Hiking Gear

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Hi All, I thought it might be of some valuable interest for me to do a quick gear review on all the items I typically take on an AZT Day Hike. My kit has changed a slightly over the 2017 hiking season and … Continue reading

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AZTrail Jeep is born

So….. doing the Arizona Trail in the “out and back” way causes one major issue that in my thoughts will need to be overcome. Piecing together the day hikes in such a way that are connectible within 10 to 20 … Continue reading

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