Winter Hiking

Winter hiking is upon us and there are few places better to hike during the winter months than Phoenix Arizona.  Moderate temperatures, no snow and overall pleasant weather allow for an enjoyable hiking experience. The only drawback to Hiking Camelback during the winter months is the dramatic increase in hikers which makes parking and navigating […]

Echo Canyon Trail Pics – Feb 5th 2012

See below 20 pictures from a mid-day hike on February 5th 2012. The hike photos come from a busy day on the Echo Canyon Trail.  This is surprising because it also happened to be Super Bowl Sunday. Please leave your thoughts and comments below. If you want to share any of your own Camelback hike […]

Are You Ready for Hiking Season?

As we enter October in Arizona we enter Camelback Hiking season.  As summer weather cools down, outside activities become very enjoyable in a dry and cool Phoenix Metro climate.  With this desirable weather though brings many more out of town visitors, snowbirds and tourists looking to tackle either Echo Canyon or Cholla Trail.  Besides having […]

Sonoran Desert Weather

Phoenix climate is categorized as subtropical arid climate and is described by many locals as a “dry heat” or two seasonal.  This is because Phoenix typically has only two noticeable weather conditions, hot or warm. While the extremely hot summers keep many visitors away, the very warm winters attract many out of town visitors otherwise commonly referred […]