Arizona Trail

Dusty Camel Sets Out to Thru-Hike the Arizona Trail (with a Ridiculous Catch)

Dusty Camel Sets Out to Thru-Hike the Arizona Trail (with a Ridiculous Catch)

There's a good chance you're already familiar with Ian Mangiardi and/or Andy Laub.  Seven years ago, by the fate of the Internet overlords, I was put in touch with Ian...

Jan 26, 2017 : Zach
Arizona Before Appalachia

Arizona Before Appalachia

There were two reasons why I found myself in Arizona at the end of February, less than 45 days from my AT departure date: My parents are snowbirds, who reside...

Mar 5, 2016 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
The AZT is not the AT

The AZT is not the AT

A whole new animal. So you've hiked the Appalachian Trail and live in the southwest. You might consider hiking the Arizona Trail. Perhaps you feel confident in your backpacking abilities...

Apr 12, 2015 : Carry-On Outdoors
One Weight Weenie’s Desert Gear List

One Weight Weenie’s Desert Gear List

If you've read any of my other articles you might remember that I am not hiking the AT this year, but the Arizona and Continental Divide trails (along with the Te...

Jan 16, 2015 : Hiker Box Special
Who I am and Why I’m Hiking 5,000 miles

Who I am and Why I’m Hiking 5,000 miles

Hello Readers! I am not your typical Appalachian Trials writer.  I didn't hump a 40 pound pack from Georgia to Maine preaching the gospel of shelters, trail community and self-discovery. I...

Nov 10, 2014 : Hiker Box Special