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Chimney Rock Hike

While exploring the Crooked River Road last weekend we made a mid-day stop to do the Chimney Rock Hike. We had heard that it was an easy, but delightful hike up to the top of the canyon that gave views of the Cascade Mountains in the distance. The Chimney Rock Hike The trail is a […]

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Boulder Canyon Trail Hike

While we were staying in Tortilla Flat Campground we decided to head back to Canyon Lake and try the Boulder Canyon hike. This challenging hike climbs steeply from Canyon Lake before dropping into La Barge Canyon and merging into Boulder Canyon. It continues as a rugged path deep into the back country of the Superstition […]

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Ajo Mountain Drive, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

While we were boondocking south of Ajo, AZ, we did a day trip to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. The rangers suggested the Bull Pasture Hike as one of the best in the Monument so off we went out Ajo Mountain Road to the trailhead. Ajo Mountain Drive is the main backcountry scenic route in […]

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Relaxed, Peaceful, Boondocking in Beautiful Ajo Arizona

Several years ago when we were still living full time in our Alfa motorhome, we decided to head to Ajo, Arizona. We had heard about the boondocking places just south of the city and decided to try it out. We were not disappointed. Boondocking in beautiful Ajo, Arizona was a perfect way to spend two […]

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Hurricane Ridge Trail Olympic National Park

One of the most popular trials in Olympic National Park is the Hurricane Ridge Trail. It is located near Port Angeles, WA. Hurricane Ridge is the most easily accessed mountain area within Olympic National Park. In clear weather, fantastic views can be enjoyed throughout the year. The trailhead begins 1.5 miles beyond the Hurricane Ridge […]

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North Fork Campground, Gifford Pinchot National Forest

We headed out the next day after a leisurely morning enjoying the quiet of the woods and rippling sounds coming from the river nearby. We headed for North Fork Campground in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest of Washington. We were so excited because we were joining our dear friends the BlaNics for a tour of […]

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