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Grand Canyon Odyssey

Come along as Editor Peter Potterfield takes us from the South Rim to the Colorado River, and back again, on OARS' new Grand Canyon hiking trip. The well known rafting company has expanded its offerings to include this four day tour of northern Arizona featuring a hike into the Canyon and a stay at Phantom Ranch.

Mid Winter Getaway: Hike the Grand Canyon

Want to take a break from all those winter adventures, from ice climbing to skiing? Then head for the Grand Canyon, where March can be the best time of year for a backcountry trip down into one of the greatest features on planet Earth. Even if it's snowy and cold up at the rim, conditions can be pleasant in the canyon bottom. And the mild temperatures make the hike back up the rim pleasure.

Next Weekend: Devils Tower and Oregon's Big Dunes

By Jim Gorman

What to do for late summer: Surf a dune, huck a rapid, dive a wreck - action-pack your summer. A National Geographic Adventure article.

Hiking the Arizona Trail

By Dennis Lewon

Logging a weekend section of the Arizona Trail--a lesson in pacing.

Classic Hikes of the World: Grand Canyon

An excerpt from Peter Potterfield's new book on the world's best hiking routes.

Five Spring Escapes

By Elena Moon

Winter skies got you down? Try a little armchair casting for some warm weather escapes when spring rolls around.

Hill Climbs

By Erik Scmidt

Want to be King of the Mountains? Test your mettle against the 'baddest' hill climbs in America.

A Santa Catalinas Challenge

By Chris Gould

Try out this 18-mile loop ride on the Arizona Trail. Your end-of-the-day exhaustion only mean you'll be coming back for more.

Camping and Fishing in the White Mountains

By George Stocking

A family camping and fishing trip is more about being together in the outdoors than getting a bite.

Sonoita/Elgin Wine Country Rides

By Chris Gould

Combine a mountain bike loop with a tour of Arizona's wineries.

Hiking the Dragoon Mountains

By George Stocking

Arizona's Dragoon Mountains offer hikers a vertical labyrinth of granite spires, wooded canyons, trails, and campgrounds nestled amoung thick oaks.

Top 50 Campsites in Arizona

By George Stocking

A wide variety of campsite destinations to help you set up a home and enjoy Arizona's beautiful outdoors.

Visiting Coronado Memorial

By George Stocking

A weekend trip through the timeless topography of southeastern Arizona.

Follow the South Kaibab Trail

By Lakshmi & Chandra Mouli

True hikers know that the ultimate Grand Canyon experience isn't on the rim with a camera in hand-- it's hiking down the mile-deep gorge.

Camping at Toroweap

By George Stocking

Glimpse life on the edge at Toroweap overlook on the north rim of the Grand Canyon.

Sedona's Submarine Rock

By Chris Gould

Challenging, dramatic slickrock will make Moab riders envious.

Prescott Won't Disappoint

By Chris Gould

A mountain biking gourmet finds everything he needs for a weekend quota of fun in Prescott, Arizona.

Mt. Elden Thrills

By Chris Gould

The maze of single-track in the
Mt Elden/Dry Lake Hills Trail System is some of the best fat tire terrain in the Arizona.

Mount Lemmon: A Cool Ride

By Chris Gould

The route to the top of Mount Lemmon, outside of Tucson, is a dramatic
example of a sky island's unique environment.

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