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Aug 05 2017
jrousoshammond
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32 male
 Joined May 15 2015
 Tucson
Campbell CliffsTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Aug 05 2017
jrousoshammond
Hiking4.00 Miles 2,000 AEG
Hiking4.00 Miles   2 Hrs   20 Mns   1.71 mph
2,000 ft AEG
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Fun little semi-bushwhack. Great views to the south nearly the whole way, and a peek into Pima Canyon at the top (best view of the Cleaver yet!). Very well-cairned, but not well enough for how much growth there has been this monsoon season. It's easy enough to just follow the path-of-least-resistance, but wear pants. Should be a nice sunset hike option for later in the year...
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Jul 19 2017
MSimmons
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33 male
 Joined Jan 30 2016
 Tucson, AZ
Campbell CliffsTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Jul 19 2017
MSimmons
Hiking1.60 Miles 850 AEG
Hiking1.60 Miles   1 Hour      1.60 mph
850 ft AEG
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I've hiked the first mile or so of this trail a few times in the last couple weeks. For me, the location there at the end of Campbell Ave makes it a convenient thing to do in the evening...but it has pros and cons:

P: It's fun and challenging, with a good variety of terrain.

C: The first bit runs between two crummy old fences, and basically through some people's backyards - people whom I feel might not care to see some guy and his red hedgehog lurking by their property. But I guess it's an easement, and I haven't had any trouble.

P: For a short hike, it crams in a good deal of gain. Much of it is Pusch Peak grade.

C: It's scrappier than I might prefer in a "workout hike". I've yet to do it without misplacing a few steps or getting scratched by something. And once you get past the fences and start heading up the main hill, it's a good idea to take a moment at each cairn to scan for the next one - if you just plow forward, head down, you may get off-track.

P: There's a nice little turn-around spot at about 0.8 miles. You'll know it by a small stone wall where the trail meets a minor ridge. Off to the left is a good sittin' rock with a quality view of the valley (the new Mormon Temple stands out to me.)
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Jun 03 2017
MSimmons
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33 male
 Joined Jan 30 2016
 Tucson, AZ
Campbell CliffsTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Jun 03 2017
MSimmons
Hiking4.00 Miles 2,000 AEG
Hiking4.00 Miles   2 Hrs   30 Mns   1.60 mph
2,000 ft AEG
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Pleased to have found this great little hike within 20 minutes of my place. Trail's a bit scrappy, but the route is remarkably well-cairned. I hiked it as far as Rosewood Saddle, from which the view of Pusch-Cleaver-Bighorn-Table is, to put it mildly, of high quality.
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Dec 04 2016
mike85741
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 Joined Dec 30 2005
 Tucson, AZ
Campbell CliffsTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Dec 04 2016
mike85741
Hiking4.00 Miles 2,000 AEG
Hiking4.00 Miles   6 Hrs      0.94 mph
2,000 ft AEG   1 Hour   45 Mns Break
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I hiked this route on Dec 4th. The trail is fairly easy to follow for the first 1.75 miles with many cairns. After that, there's a fairly steep climb (not for beginners) and it's quite a bushwhack in some places. At around the 1.9 mile area, we decided to follow the ridge line UP to the high point which is about 0.25 miles North of the posted route. There were areas infested with shindaggers. Maybe more than I've ever seen on any hike in the last 5 years. We spent almost 2 hours on the peak having lunch and looking at the amazing views of the city of Tucson. Then, we decided to back-track down to the route and follow it to the official end. Getting back to the route ate up a lot of time. It was quite a bushwhack and we needed to move slowly in some places. At the end, we could see what we believed to be finger rock, but we could not see the "finger". I'm curious to know if anyone else was able to see the "finger" from near the end point of this route. Anyway, it was a great hike and weather was near perfect, well worth it!!
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