Tag Archives: Tucson Arizona

Do You Want to Feel Like You’re On Top of the World? Touching The Sky On Catalina Highway

Think of the Sky Island Scenic Parkway, as a kind of time machine. No, really. Let yourself go a minute and imagine a landscape that compresses an extraordinary range of topography into one 30-mile stretch of road. The road, known … Continue reading

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Finger Rock: Not For The Faint Of Heart

Commanding the skyline above Finger Rock Canyon in the Santa Catalina Mountains is an eponymous stone pinnacle that resembles a clenched fist with its index finger pointing toward the heavens. This is your first clue to the nature of the trail, … Continue reading

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Tucson Mountains: Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum

I was eager to know more about desert habitat, after a hike I attempted in Tucson. (Read about that hike here.) There are plenty of things you should know before hiking in the desert, especially if you’re not accustomed to … Continue reading

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