Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing) Guide Book

by Bruce Grubbs (Wilderness Press)
Backpacking Arizona From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands 3rd printing  by Bruce Grubbs

239pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 9780899973241

Backpacking Arizona’s select menu of trips details the finest backpacking in the state, from easy overnighters to 10-day challenges. Explore an awe-inspiring sandstone canyon or hike cross-country through the Grand Canyon. Traverse tall pine forests on historic trails high on the Mogollon Rim. Walk the crest of one of the “sky island” mountain ranges, or discover the fabled Superstition Mountains.

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Trails from the "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)" Guide Book
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... Preview: The Apache Railroad Trail follows a section of the old Apache Railroad through the White Mountains and traverses beautiful alpine meadows through the high country. Originally built as a logging railro ... From the guidebook "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)"
Greer, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 19.1 miles
... Preview: The Boucher to Bright Angel hike is a classic Grand Canyon backpack trip from the south rim. Grand Canyon offers enough great backpack trips to last a lifetime. Boucher, Hermit, and Monument Creeks &# ... From the guidebook "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)"
Grand Canyon, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 26.9 miles
... Preview: The Campaign Creek Loop hike follows trails in the eastern Superstition Mountains, the highest section of the range. Hikers familiar with the Sonoran desert in the western Superstition Mountains will ... From the guidebook "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)"
Apache Junction, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 29.9 miles
... Preview: This loop hike starts from the spectacular Portal area on the east side of the Chiricahua Mountains, climbs to the crest of the range and descends via another trail. It offers some of the best scenery ... From the guidebook "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)"
Portal, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 23.4 miles
... Preview: This out-and-back hike takes you along the scenic crest of the Chiricahua Mountains, another of southern Arizona’s sky island ranges. The trail wanders through cool Douglas-fir and quaking aspen fores ... From the guidebook "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)"
Willcox, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 15.2 miles
... Preview: This long loop hike features a scenic cross-country walk through the Sonoran desert as well as a section of the Mazatzal Divide Trail/Arizona Trail along the pine-forested crest of the Mazatzal Mounta ... From the guidebook "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)"
Carefree, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 57.7 miles
... Preview: This loop starts from the only Mazatzal trailhead reached from a paved highway. The hike climbs a deep, scenic canyon to the south end of the Mazatzal Divide Trail. The trail winds along the crest of ... From the guidebook "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)"
Mesa, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 26.7 miles
... Preview: The Fish Creek Loop starts with a hike down scenic Rogers Canyon, then loops through a remote, trailless canyon system and along a scenic ridge with views of much of the Superstition Mountains. ... From the guidebook "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)"
Apache Junction, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 21.7 miles
... Preview: This National Recreation Trail, though not a wilderness trail, is a unique hiking experience through Arizona’s scenic Mogollon Rim country. The Highline Trail traverses the base of the Mogollon Ri ... From the guidebook "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)"
Pine, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 42.2 miles
... Preview: This relatively easy loop through magnificent ponderosa pine forest follows historic trails and features historic cabins and hundred-mile views from the Mogollon Rim. This hike follows trails that par ... From the guidebook "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)"
Camp Verde, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 21.8 miles
... Preview: If you want to hike the trail less traveled, the Galiuro Mountains are the place. One of southern Arizona’s less known sky islands, this rugged range is attractive not only because of its remoteness, ... From the guidebook "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)"
Safford, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 25 miles
... Preview: This excellent loop trip goes through remote sections of the Grand Canyon. Highlights include the deep Redwall limestone gorges of Jumpup and Kanab Canyons, an enjoyable cross-country hike along the C ... From the guidebook "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)"
Jacob Lake, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 52.2 miles
... Preview: Keet Seel is one of the largest and best preserved Anasazi ruins in the Southwest, and it is protected in a division of Navajo National Monument. The overnight, out-and-back hike to the ruin is a popu ... From the guidebook "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)"
Kayenta, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 16.6 miles
... Preview: This loop trip features a wide variety of seldom-visited trails in the western section of the Blue Range Primitive Area. The hike starts from the dense fir-aspen forest along the KP Rim, and loops dow ... From the guidebook "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)"
Alpine, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 34.6 miles
... Preview: The La Barge-Boulder Canyon Loop traverses three forks of the spectacular La Barge and Boulder Canyon system in the western Superstition Mountains. The hike mixes on-trail and cross-country hiking and ... From the guidebook "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)"
Phoenix, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 26.2 miles
... Preview: This is a classic loop hike in the western Mazatzal Mountains, starting from cactus-studded desert and looping around Midnight Mesa. The highlight of the trip is the Red Hills Trail, which passes thro ... From the guidebook "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)"
Carefree, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 40.6 miles
... Preview: This is a scenic hike along two trout streams and the summit of Arizona’s second highest mountain. The east boundary of the White Mountain Apache Reservation runs along the summit ridge of Mount Baldy ... From the guidebook "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)"
Springerville, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 15.8 miles
... Preview: This scenic loop takes you through spectacular geology of the eastern Grand Canyon, past permanent streams and towering, cliff-bound buttes and mesas. In the eastern Grand Canyon, colorful layers of t ... From the guidebook "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)"
Grand Canyon, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 82.2 miles
... Preview: Starting just north of the Arizona border in southern Utah, this classic hike takes you through one of the most spectacular sandstone canyons in North America. Surprisingly, the hiking is reasonably e ... From the guidebook "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)"
Page, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 37 miles
... Preview: This is an especially scenic and remote loop around Powell Plateau along the Colorado River. Several permanent streams grace the route, including Thunder River, Shinumo Creek, and White Creek. You’ll ... From the guidebook "Backpacking Arizona: From Deep Canyons to Sky Islands (3rd printing)"
North Rim, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 54.6 miles