Arizona Trail

Arizona Rocks

Arizona Rocks

If Pennsylvania is where boots go to die, the Arizona Trail is surely where they rot in hell.

Sep 22, 2018 : Siobhan Sheridan
Planning for the Arizona Trail

Planning for the Arizona Trail

Javelinas, rattlesnakes and long dry stretches. Preparing for "hardcore desert" on the 800 mile Arizona Trail.

Mar 1, 2018 : Siobhan Sheridan
Arizona: Dry as a Dead Dingo’s Donga

Arizona: Dry as a Dead Dingo’s Donga

My heart is set on the Arizona National Scenic Trail this year but after a parched winter Arizona is, as we say in Australia, dry as a dead dingo’s donga.

Jan 25, 2018 : Siobhan Sheridan
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

The Wilderness First Aid class was jam-packed with all sorts of information and I was dead tired at the end of each day. Fortunately, my parents have settled in a...

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

The AZT is not the AT

After thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2012, I thought I knew what I was doing, but the Arizona Trail showed me how wrong I was. I have a lot to...

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