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Happy Hump Day! Here are a couple shots from our crazy weekend, taken at Rustlers Roost at South Mountain in Phoenix, Arizona.  I didn’t realize this place would be so full of great photo opportunities, and I didn’t bring the good camera.  As an added bonus, my phone was almost dead when we arrived.  I […]

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WOW. It’s done. I did it.  Phoenix Summit Challenge 2013: You are conquered!! Honestly, I feel like yesterday happened days ago because it took so much out of me.  What an adrenalin rush! Let’s start with some numbers, shall we? Start time: 5:20 a.m. Total time: 11 hours, 18 minutes (with drive time) Total summits […]

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A couple of weeks ago, my hiking partner and I finally embarked on our first South Mountain hike. I think I worked myself up a little too much over this mountain range. I kept hearing how hard South Mountain is, but when compared to the most challenging mountain for us (Piestewa Peak), South Mountain isn’t […]

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I had such a great Sunday morning! I really hope you did too.  I spent the first part of my day hiking, laughing hysterically and witnessing a gorgeous sunrise with one of my best friends.  There are few things that get better than this.  Here are some photos from our latest training day hiking “Dixie […]

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  I hope everyone is finding a way to stay cool in the summer heat.  Because we are melting here in Phoenix.  I heard our record highs made national news, and I know there were a lot of Facebook posts around here that included pictures of in-dash temperature gauges reaching well-done hamburger temps.  I managed […]

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