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I am fighting so hard to perk up over here! Do you ever have one of those days where you feel like you are fighting back a yawn, like, all day? But I’m chugging along, don’t you worry! We are officially at the 8 week mark until the 2013 Phoenix Summit Challenge.  Who has time […]

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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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Over the weekend, my hiking buddy and I registered for the Phoenix Summit Challenge we’ve been training for! The Seven Summit Challenge sold out in half an hour this year, so I was pretty stoked that we got in. But then I got really nervous. Like, bubble guts and everything. We are actually IN this […]

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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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One of the best things about Phoenix in the summer is leaving it behind for the cool temps up north.  There is nothing fun about baking in the “dry” 110 degree heat in June.  Really, nothing.  The  only consolation is that it’s not monsoon season yet, because then our oven becomes a sauna and it’s […]

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Over the weekend a dear friend and I started our training for the Phoenix Summit Challenge 2013.  She made the mistake of asking me to read the Arizona Bucket List in a recent issue of Phoenix Magazine, where I found this challenge and convinced her it would be a great idea.  I love to hike, […]

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