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The Magic of Water - Salt River and Travertine Formations

We have mentioned the Tonto National Forest in earlier posts. Encompassing almost 3 million acres including 8 wilderness areas it is just magnificent and covers everything from low desert to pine covered peaks where just the other day snow was falling. 514 more words


Wordless Wednesday: Our Hike Through the Wind Cave Trail

Yesterday, Wynston and I went hiking at Usery Mountain Regional Park with my friend Katie and her dogs Chipper and Quinci.  It was a brisk morning, especially as we got higher up in the mountain and the wind picked up – hence the name Wind Cave Trail I suppose!   106 more words

Dog Mom

Tribe's protest of mine plan near Superior is in 3rd week

ARIZONA – For more than two weeks, protesters have made camp at Oak Flat, the site of a planned copper mine that will result in a massive crater on the sacred site’s surface. 178 more words


San Carlos Apache Tribe claims small victory in dispute over sacred land

ARIZONA – The San Carlos Apache Tribe has been protesting at the Oak Flat campground for nearly two weeks in an attempt to protect land they deem sacred. 99 more words


Sclechts Butte, AZ

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2.15.15 - A Run Into Hell's Hole

2.15.15 – Around Noon

60-80 Degrees (Depending on the elevation) – Partly Cloudy

11 Miles – 2,636 ft Elevation Gain