Tag: Superstition Mountains
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”
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.”
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”