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Early-Bird Registration for the 2020 Arizona Winter Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge is now open!

Sign-up now for the 2nd Annual Arizona Winter Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge, featuring six iconic hikes in Phoenix and Tucson. The challenges runs from November 1st to April 30th, and early-bird pricing ends November 30th.

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Big City Mountaineers & the Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

The mission of Big City Mountaineers is simple: “Big City Mountaineers instills critical life skills in under-resourced youth through transformative wilderness mentoring experiences.” I know that for many of us, our experience in the wilderness has given us confidence that carries over into other areas of our lives. And as our “next generation” of adventurers developed, […]

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View of the Pacific on our way up Mt Tam

Group Hike: Stinson Beach to Mount Tamalpais

I will be leading a group hike from Stinson Beach to Mount Tamalpais on Saturday, August 18th. We will be following an out-and-back route via Steep Ravine Canyon and the old stagecoach route to the summit. It's a round trip of about 15 miles with roughly 2,800 vertical feet of climbing. This is not a […]

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On the way up Santiago Peak

Update to the SoCal Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

What a year this has been for forest fires in Southern California. First the Valley Fire caused the closure of the San Gorgonio Wilderness, along with San Bernardino and San Gorgonio Peaks. Then the Cranston Fire shut down Mt San Jacinto State Park and it's namesake peak. While we are still hopeful that some of the […]

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