Hiking News

Over 34,000 Hikes up Camelback Mountain

Camelback Mountain is a popular landmark in the Phoenix valley of Arizona. The mountain named for its shape, which is pretty easy to understand if you look at it from the distance. Every day you will find many residents and visitors to the Phoenix area hiking and rock climbing Camelback. It has been designated a Phoenix city park since 1968. ... Read More »

Australia’s Fraser Island Is Prime Hiking Destination

Australia is home to many amazing places, several of them designated as World Heritage Sites – these are places of special cultural or physical significance. Although other countries have more World Heritage Sites, but that doesn’t make those in Australia any less appealing. Among Australia’s famous World Heritage Sites are The Great Barrier Reef, Kakadu National Park, the Tasmanian Wilderness, ... Read More »

AHA! Hike-a-thon Raising Dollars for an Extraordinary Group!

Have you ever heard of AHA!? Not AHA! as in having a BFO (Blinding Flash of the Obvious), but an organization that serves teens and their families all year long with after-school and summer programs in the Santa Barbara Area.  There are many people that are concerned today about our teens and their emotional state, and this community-funded group is ... Read More »

A Tale of Two Hikes: Hiking for a Cause

Hiking is a great thing to do, just for yourself. That is what Elisabeth Perry did when she hiked two solo thru hikes on the Colorado Trail. But she thought she needed more of a challenge, and started thinking about the Pacific Crest Trail. As recounted by Michelle Marx, Elisabeth was a student in need of an internship to complete ... Read More »