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Nov 26 2020
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53 male
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 Tucson, AZ
North Ranch Thanksgiving Pie Race, AZ 
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Run/Jog avatar Nov 26 2020
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Run/Jog3.14 Miles 100 AEG
Run/Jog3.14 Miles      40 Mns   4.71 mph
100 ft AEG
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We have a dirt trail that loops around my subdivision which for a fairly flat loop throws a few nice challenges your way. In the summer, good chance of running into rattlesnakes and the rest of the year always a potential of spotting coyotes, bobcats and javelina. Plus on occasion a mountain lion stumbles out to our subdivision in search of water, a neighbor has a picture of one lounging by his pool. For the birdwatchers, early in the morning you can spot owls, hawks, quail, roadrunners, wrens, woodpeckers and more. On top of that, some of the lushest desert around.

When I moved in, the first thing I did was figure out a way to loop two separate trails that flank either side of our subdivision. Found a wash that could connect things and laid out a training loop. Neighbors on our community Facebook page kept asking me about the trail, so I decided to put together a Turkey Trot for Thanksgiving to show off my work. Went out earlier to flag the trail and announced a time. Had about a dozen people show up for a last minute event, so a successful first year. While running around the trail, I commented that to make the loop a 5K I had to add a little extra pavement and my measurement was off. About 100 yards further than a 5K, actually it was 3.14 miles. At which point the person behind me yelled out that 3.14 is Pi and perfect for a Thanksgiving event.

Hopefully a new tradition in our neighborhood.
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Nov 24 2020
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North Ranch Meander, AZ 
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Run/Jog avatar Nov 24 2020
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Run/Jog3.20 Miles 100 AEG
Run/Jog3.20 Miles      40 Mns   4.80 mph
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Flagging a 5K course around my neighborhood for a Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving.
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Nov 21 2020
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 Tucson, AZ
Pusch PeakTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Nov 21 2020
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Hiking4.80 Miles 3,076 AEG
Hiking4.80 Miles   3 Hrs   51 Mns   1.43 mph
3,076 ft AEG      30 Mns Break
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Social hike with one of my neighbors and his coworkers. Pretty easy and steady pace all day, never once huffing and puffing. Nice to be able to slow down and smell the roses on occasion. Plus once on top of Pusch Peak actually just sat around and took it all in rather than tag the top and hurtle myself straight back down. On the return trip down, took a detour over to the Flatiron and my neighbor showed me a new route down.

As an experiment I decided to use trekking poles to see if they make any difference, this trail is so steep that I wasn't sure if they would help. For the most part they neither helped nor hindered. The poles did come in handy in that section of loose dirt and rock coming down.
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Nov 14 2020
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Wild Mustang TrailTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
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Run/Jog8.35 Miles 1,491 AEG
Run/Jog8.35 Miles   1 Hour   55 Mns   4.36 mph
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There is something about a 90-120 minute trail run. About the perfect amount of time to feel like you did something but without beating yourself up for the rest of the day. I've been neglecting the Tortolita's lately and this loop seemed a perfect solution. Perfect weather for running and got my down the street neighbor Nick to join me. We live within walking distance of each other and finally got our schedules synced up.

Haven't run in about three weeks and I could feel it about an hour in. But other than that, an uneventful easy meander through the park. Seems the park has been discovered, a lot more traffic on the trails and the parking lot was almost full at 9 AM.
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Nov 12 2020
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Mount Kimball via Finger RockTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
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Hiking9.50 Miles 4,400 AEG
Hiking9.50 Miles   6 Hrs   15 Mns   1.52 mph
4,400 ft AEG
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Fun group hike with Jim and Matt to assess the damage from the Bighorn Fire. As their photosets will attest, it's not pretty.
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Nov 06 2020
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Jeffords PeakTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Nov 06 2020
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Hiking4.51 Miles 1,126 AEG
Hiking4.51 Miles   1 Hour   51 Mns   2.51 mph
1,126 ft AEG      3 Mns Break
 
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I'll make an official guide a little later and go into greater detail.

Scratched this one off the list, Jeffords Peak is the highpoint of the Tortolita Mountains. Unlike the bulk of the trails in the range that are approached from the west side near the Ritz Carlton, this peak is reached from the east. No trails on this one, pretty much all bushwhacking. My personal opinion is that if I ever make it out here again I will be surprised. It's an underwhelming peak, nothing particularly aesthetic about it and only the route finding gets your attention. The only reason to head out here is to check a range highpoint off
your to-do list.

The route does go right through most of the burn scar and it doesn't look that bad. My guess is in a year or two it will be tough to tell there was a fire here.

No animals to speak of other than some free range cattle.
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Oct 23 2020
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Old Baldy Trail #372 to Wrightson SummitTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
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Run/Jog10.40 Miles 4,043 AEG
Run/Jog10.40 Miles   3 Hrs   30 Mns   2.97 mph
4,043 ft AEG
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A weird week to end a weird month. Still off from the cancelled Whitney trip and all I've done for a month is 12 ounce curls, walk my dog and knock out an occasional set of pull ups. Have a dog newly diagnosed with fast moving bone cancer, some neighborhood HOA drama and I needed to get out of town. Apparently I still had some fitness left over from my Whitney prep, a very cool day along with empty trails and I was able to cruise this morning. Did a power hike up and a slow jog down. Made it to Josephine Saddle in 45 minutes and up to the top in 1:59.

Still some display of fall foliage, but last week's color is now laying on the ground.

The trail has seen a ton of use. Wider in spots and in other spots the tree roots are now exposed a lot like they are coming down off of Humphrey's Peak. Worst part are the exposed roots are about the same color as the trail. Caught and twisted each ankle slightly thanks to the roots.

Added one new critter to my Arizona animal count. Saw a skunk waddling along the road on the drive in.
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Bone dry, not even a wet spot in the basin.
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Oct 03 2020
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Soldier Trail #706Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
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Run/Jog7.35 Miles 2,178 AEG
Run/Jog7.35 Miles   2 Hrs   5 Mns   3.53 mph
2,178 ft AEG
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We may need a power hike category, faster than a hike but I certainly didn't run everything. Trying to expand my horizons and decided I'm going to make an effort to drive all the way across town a few times a month to see what trails on the east side of town look like. Perfect weather for a big climb, in the low 60's when I parked at the trailhead. The first mile will definitely get your attention, if it were any steeper it would be a scramble. Probably the steepest trail I've done in a while that didn't require me to use my hands on the uphill.

Will need to keep this area in mind for future visits, some of my favorite type of hiking/running. Steep trails that lead into beautiful canyons. Did the whole trail and then went immediately left into a drainage, then rock hopped down into a canyon to explore for a tiny bit. Felt pretty decent and was able to get from my car to the AZT in 50 minutes. Then came back up and proceeded to run on the nice wide AZT over to the Sycamore Canyon trailhead and then turn around to go back the way I came. .
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Oct 01 2020
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Pusch's FlatironTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Run/Jog avatar Oct 01 2020
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Run/Jog2.70 Miles 1,275 AEG
Run/Jog2.70 Miles      58 Mns   2.79 mph
1,275 ft AEG
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First time back on the trail since the FS closed it off due to the Bighorn Fire. The lower Linda Vista loop trails were untouched in anyway from the fire that I can tell. Once you turn off to the trail to the top of the peak, it looks like the FS used the first third of a mile or so to access the big drainage to the left side of the Pusch Peak Trail. For that third of a mile the brush and trees were all cut back almost ten feet on both sides of the trail and a few spots that were strategically burned on the off chance the fire jumped the ridge from Bighorn Peak next door.

It would appear that the local bighorn sheep population must have hung out along the Pusch Peak trail and out on the flatiron. I've never seen so much sheep scat along the trail as I did this morning. One thing noticeably missing are the bees, so nice to hike/run up the trail and not worry about the aggressive bees.
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Sep 18 2020
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Lower Calf Creek FallsSouthwest, UT
Southwest, UT
Hiking avatar Sep 18 2020
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Hiking7.30 Miles 500 AEG
Hiking7.30 Miles   3 Hrs   10 Mns   2.31 mph
500 ft AEG
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Last hike of our Utah road trip. Had plans to do Wheeler Peak in Nevada, but the prospect of 60+ MPH winds on the summit dissuaded us. Gave up camping after my air mattress died after providing 15 years of service. Found a small, clean hotel in Escalante UT and camped out there instead. Bonus points for being directly across the street from the only full service bar in the county. Turned our trip from a peak bagging expedition to a boozy tourist trip, after getting shut out of all of our plans this is all I could muster.

For those that haven't been in the area, it deserves much more exploration than the 24 hours I gave it. Next time I'll head up here with my Subaru to go check out the slot canyon hikes that abound in the vicinity.

The hike is pretty easy to follow and my guess is that the Instagram crowd ruins this place in a few years. Standard out and back along a trail that is almost 100% sand, like hiking on a beach. The falls themselves were stunning and took a quick dip into the frigid waters. If I'm ever back in the area, it's worth a second trip.
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Sep 16 2020
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Alpine Pond TrailSouthwest, UT
Southwest, UT
Hiking avatar Sep 16 2020
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Hiking2.00 Miles 300 AEG
Hiking2.00 Miles      50 Mns   2.40 mph
300 ft AEG
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Day #3 of our car camping at Cedar Breaks. Easy hike to stretch the legs before dinner. Combo of the Alpine Pond Trail and the Chessman Loop Trail. Started at the Chessman Ridge Overlook and headed up to the alpine pond. Great views of the breaks below and of alpine terrain along the trail.
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Sep 15 2020
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Mt. Holly Saddle/Skyline Trail, UT 
Mt. Holly Saddle/Skyline Trail, UT
 
Hiking avatar Sep 15 2020
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Hiking6.90 Miles 2,100 AEG
Hiking6.90 Miles   3 Hrs   15 Mns   2.12 mph
2,100 ft AEG
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H/T to Linda for pointing me in the this direction. Our trip to Mt. Whitney was cancelled and we were in Utah looking for places to get in a little bit of AEG. Had plans to zip over to Wheeler Peak in Nevada later in the week, but saw forecasted winds of 50-70 MPH for the day and cancelled our plans. Found that taking a Prius to Utah limits many of your hiking options, wanted to go to Delano Peak but a few locals warned us that in our car might not be wise. Took off for Beaver Utah, which was about an hour away from our camping site with plans to simply drive up Utah Hwy 153 and explore. Ended up driving to Eagle Point Ski Resort and poked around a couple of trails that either appeared to be 4x4 trails or designated OHV trails.

While cruising up and down Hwy 153, out of the corner of my eye I spied a brown carsonite trail sign. Told my driver to turn around and we found a wide spot on the road to park. Ran across the road to investigate and told my hiking partner to get ready to hike. Had no idea what to expect, just a really nice single track trail that skirted above Puffer Lake. Kept hiking through the pine trees and occasional stands of aspens until we saw our first turn off. This trail went down to Puffer Lake and we continued past until we saw a sign for Big John Flat a few miles further. Turned off on the Big John Flat Trail and found ourselves in an alpine meadow with a couple of peaks rising above us. Looked at our watches for the time, glanced around at the incoming clouds and decided we had just enough time to attempt Mt. Holly. Spent a few minutes looking for a route and headed off trail up the most obvious path. Stumbled across a couple of cairns and knew we were heading in the right direction. Kept climbing until we got to the final saddle before the summit and stopped shy of the top. Still made it to 11,889 feet, but turned around because of the time. If we had another hour we could have summited. Still a prominent peak and just shy of enough prominence to qualify as it's own peak.

Went back the exact way we headed up and made it to the car at dinnertime. Shot back down Hwy 153 to Beaver Utah and found a decent Mexican restaurant called Beaver Tacos to inhale a large chili rellano.

An area of Utah that may require more exploration. Noticed that Aravaipa Running actually puts on a trail running event on some of the same trails every August, so may need to train for next summer.
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Sep 14 2020
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Ramparts Overlook Trail - Spectra PointSouthwest, UT
Southwest, UT
Hiking avatar Sep 14 2020
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Hiking3.81 Miles 842 AEG
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Day #1 of our weeklong road trip that began at Cedar Breaks National Monument. Our group had a lottery ticket to hike Mt. Whitney on the 18th. In order to get some altitude for a few days, one of our team had stumbled across Cedar Breaks on a map and suggested camping there. The campground itself sits at 10,350 feet and has a clean restroom and hot showers. The campsites are perfect for car camping. We learned earlier that our reservations for Whitney Portal and Mt Whitney had been cancelled, but with a week off from work and family responsibilities me and one other of our group decided to stick to our original plan of going to Utah and from there figure out where to go hiking.

We lucked out on weather, despite the higher elevation it only got down to about 40 degrees at night and about 70 during the day, plus miraculously little to no wind. Got nervous about the wind when I noticed a lot of trees with branches dramatically shorter on the west facing side.

This trail starts from the visitor's center parking lot and offers in my opinion the best views of the park. Just be warned there are no guard rails and a few steep, sandy drop offs. There is also a section of bristlecone pine trees to look at along the way. A simple out and back trail with just enough AEG to flush out the effects of an 8 hour drive.

Services in the area are minimal, but did find a surprisingly good Thai restaurant for lunch one day in Brian Head Utah which is about a 10 minute drive away.
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Sep 09 2020
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Bug Springs TrailTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
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Hiking4.70 Miles 539 AEG
Hiking4.70 Miles   3 Hrs      1.57 mph
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Perfect day for a hike. Overcast and in the 60's up on Mt. Lemmon early this morning. Doing another social hike with the guys from S.A.R.A.

Went downhill on the trail at a leisurely pace while I was regaled with tales of the various rescues up on Mt. Lemmon. Turning into one of the highlights of my week, these guys have 100's of years of trail knowledge and experience around Tucson between them all.
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Sep 08 2020
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Bridle Trail - Catalina State ParkTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Run/Jog avatar Sep 08 2020
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Run/Jog6.46 Miles 425 AEG
Run/Jog6.46 Miles   1 Hour   17 Mns   5.03 mph
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Bittersweet run, one of our regulars announced his "Swan Song" from running and told us that health issues will keep him off the trails more than likely for at least a year (if not forever). Was always an inspiration, 75 years old and could still pop off 9 & 10 minutes miles on trails. Like many of us, a lifelong lover of the mountains and over the years into hiking, skiing, trail running and occasionally peak bagging while living in Colorado and retiring to Arizona.

As he put it - "I turned 76 and the wheels fell off".

This just after I learned our Mt. Whitney trip was cancelled due to the fires in California. A hard one-two punch this week.
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Sep 05 2020
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Cave Canyon - Wrightson - Gardner Loop, AZ 
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Hiking avatar Sep 05 2020
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Hiking13.25 Miles 4,100 AEG
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Had a bigger day planned in the mountains to do our shake down cruise in prep for Mt. Whitney in a couple of weeks, but with the high temp advisory for the weekend cut the hike short. Camped out along Gardner Canyon Road in order to get an early start and hit the trail with our headlamps by 5:30 AM.

Started up Cave Canyon under glorious temps in the mid-60's and low humidity. Stayed this way until the Crest Trail. Once we hit the saddle just below Wrightson the wind was gusting and frankly pretty annoying. So put aside plans for eating breakfast on the summit and ate on the saddle, with plans to simply touch the summit and head straight back down as soon as we got up there. Pretty brisk on the summit and the wind was still blustery, touched the summit and quickly turned back down.

From there hit Super Trail down to Gardner Trail, hit the Link Trail back to the car. This is where we decided that an early start and shorter route was the best plan. It got pretty toasty in this section. I'm starting to notice birds along the trail and we found a couple of Montezuma Quail along Gardner Trail.

Great day overall in the mountains. Our group is gelling and psyched about meeting again in California in 10 days.
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Sep 02 2020
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Douglas Spring TrailTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
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Out for another social hike with the guys from S.A.R.A., seems the objective of these hikes is go back to where they had a rescue and figure out new and exciting ways to get in and out of an area. Big mistake not wearing pants today, lots of bushwhacking and off trail this morning.

Hiked up Douglas Springs for a bit before venturing off trail to dip into a large drainage and canyon just to the north of the main trail. This is where it gets tricky. Started off rock hopping up a wash until we came up to an area with some natural falls. Cliffed out, so made some detours around and continued to the next set of falls. Spent most of the morning either scrambling up slot canyons or figuring out how to get around them. One of those hikes where it took almost an hour to do one mile of bushwhacking. Did this until we got up to where the drainage intersects with Douglas Springs and got back on the trail. From there meandered our way back via Three Tank, Garwood and Carillo trail back to the main trailhead.
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Aug 29 2020
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Vault Mine - Josephine Saddle LoopTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
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Run/Jog8.00 Miles 2,210 AEG
Run/Jog8.00 Miles   2 Hrs   15 Mns   3.56 mph
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Coming off a low key week. The air quality has been pretty bad down here, so I spent the bulk of my working out indoors at my home gym. Tuning up for my Mt Whitney trip in three weeks, so wanted to get in a workout that left me feeling refreshed and not beat up. Next weekend is the long shake down cruise and want to be ready for that as well.

This just might turn into my favorite 2-ish hour run. The first climb from the parking lot gets your attention and then you hit the Agua Caliente trail. Did a detour over to the saddle, then turned back around to head over to Josephine Saddle. The stretch from AC Saddle to Josephine Saddle is one of the best runnable alpine trails around. Only need to slow down in a handful of sections.

Made it over to Josephine Saddle in good time and then casually ran down Super Trail. Not taking any chances on rolling an ankle or tripping over a stump.

Some very well fed bears in the area, the fresh scat on the trail was impressive. Heard a bear crashing through the woods, found a few fresh tracks, but didn't actually see any bears. The Santa Rita's are getting just enough rain that the late summer wildflowers are starting to pop out.
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Aug 22 2020
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Safford Peak (Sombrero)Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
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Hiking3.70 Miles 2,674 AEG
Hiking3.70 Miles   2 Hrs   45 Mns   1.35 mph
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Had an off week and laid low, Tucson had an unusually high pollution count this week and for some reason really affected me. Decided to go hiking this morning and brought a friend along to poke around Sombrero Peak. Attempted to find an alternate route to the summit and did a bunch of 3rd & 4th class climbing until we got cliffed out. Sat there for a few minutes trying to scout out a route, but by then it was already 8:30 and the temps were over 90. We called it a day and penciled in a time to come back in cooler weather to finish off this route. Downclimbed off to the main trail and swung through Sanctuary Cove on the way back to the car.
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Aug 18 2020
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Bridle Trail - Catalina State ParkTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
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Meh....one of those days I should have stayed in bed. Not often I bail out on a run 10 minutes in and return to the car.
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