Tag: Superstition Mountains
Saguaros and Signs on the Hieroglyphics Trail in Superstition Mountains, Arizona.
February 10, 2023
We escaped the bitter cold at the end of January, and drove from Kansas to Albuquerque to Scottsdale – a part of Phoenix, Arizona. Don and Julie, our best friends, drove from Idaho Falls in Idaho to Scottsdale. We all snow-birded in an AirBnb rental.From left, Don, Julie, Mary Ann, and Kim with Superstition… More “Saguaros and Signs on the Hieroglyphics Trail in Superstition Mountains, Arizona.”
The Thrill of Searching for Gold and Fire Agates
January 25, 2022
The Superstitions are where the Lost Dutchman’s Goldmine is located, which is still the object of search parties. The mountains rise up from the plain like a fortress, and look impenetrable from the western side.
My first encounter was 30 years ago when I first visited … More “The Thrill of Searching for Gold and Fire Agates”
The Superstition Mountains: Hiking near the gold legends.
March 14, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • The killer mountains. • The Peralta gold legend. • Peralta Canyon hike.
THE KILLER MOUNTAINS. The forecast called for rain, but i didn’t believe it. It rarely rains in Phoenix, Arizona. In fact, it was February 2018 and it hadn’t rained for 3 months. I drove east, past Apache Junction, … More “The Superstition Mountains: Hiking near the gold legends.”
Arizona in Winter! Awesome Hikes Toward Heaven
March 1, 2015
An Arizona Winter – While eastern USA was in a deep freeze (lowest February temperature on record), the Gray Nomad was hiking Arizona where the average temp was 70F. Got some great pics! Also learned a deep spiritual lesson while out there, see Post-Script below.
INSERT: My new book Weed and Water is now out … More “Arizona in Winter! Awesome Hikes Toward Heaven”