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Title: Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country
Author: Erik Molvar
Rated 4.2 by 5
Southern Arizona offers unlimited opportunities for backcountry exploration. Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country explores a broad swath of the Sonoran Desert that extends northward across the Mexican border and encompasses the southern third of Arizona. This comprehensive guide features hikes in Saguaro National Park, Organ Pipe National Monument, the Chiricahua Mountains, and Sky Islands of Coronado National Forest. Southern Arizona's rugged and diverse landscape of cloud-scraping mountains and broad basins is home to the giant saguaro and organ pipe cacti. The trails through Arizona's Cactus Country provide hiking opportunities and challenges for visitors with a wide range of abilities and skills, from easier day hikes to strenuous multi-day backpack trips. Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country is organized to help you plan your trips, including indexes to all the USGS topographic maps you will need, as well as tips on no-trace camping and wilderness safety. The text includes mile-by-mile descriptions, easy-to-follow maps, elevation charts, and much more. This guide is an indispensable part of your next trip into southern Arizona's backcountry.