Tucson

3 Incredible Hikes in Tucson

This is a guest post from Mitch Stevens, founder and lead guide of Southwest Discoveries. Based out of Tucson, Arizona, Southwest Discoveries offers multi-generational guided tours of the Grand Canyon, Sedona, Horseshoe Bend, the Tortolita Mountains, and more. Visit Southwest Discoveries for more information, and click here for Mitch’s blog. The finest hikes in Tucson are arguably some of the best rambles in the world. From lush Sonoran Desert – the most fascinating of arid lands on the planet – to picturesque mountain ranges, it’s easy to see what attracts hikers to southern Arizona. As you…

Hiking Dos Cabezas – Arizona

This is a guest post by Mitch Stevens, founder and lead guide for Southwest Discoveries, a hiking and adventure company based in Tucson. In this article, he writes about climbing up Dos Cabezas, a mountain range known for its twin granite peaks (thus the name “two heads” in Spanish). Read on as he takes us along with him on his journey to the peak of Dos Cabezas, beginning with his exhilaration at the summit.   Dos Cabezas – Hiking a Desert Classic After two hours of steep off-trail scrambling, including climbing underneath a giant chock stone propped…

Hiking in Tucson – Palisades Canyon

Hiking in Tucson – 5 Awesome Adventures Part 3 – Palisades Canyon (Links to Part 1 and Part 2) -Guest post by Mitch Stevens- I’m Mitch Stevens, founder and lead guide for Southwest Discoveries, a hiking and adventure company based in Tucson. Born and raised in New York City, I came to discover the great outdoors and fell in love with Arizona’s special places. My favorite hikes in Tucson include the following wondrous adventures, some of the most awesome treks in the southwest. Hiking in Tucson is arguably some of the best hiking in the world. From lush Sonoran…

Hiking in Tucson – Red Ridge Loop & Rincon Peak

Hiking in Tucson – 5 Awesome Adventures Part 2 – Red Ridge Loop & Rincon Peak (Links for Part 1 and Part 3) -Guest post by Mitch Stevens- I’m Mitch Stevens, founder and lead guide for Southwest Discoveries, a hiking and adventure company based in Tucson. Born and raised in New York City, I came to discover the great outdoors and fell in love with Arizona’s special places. My favorite hikes in Tucson include the following wondrous adventures, some of the most awesome treks in the southwest. For part one in this series, click here. 3. Monsoon Magic on…