Hiking southern Utah: Moapa Peak

Hiking southern Utah: Moapa Peak »

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Trail name: Moapa Peak

Difficulty: Extremely strenuous

Length: Seven miles roundtrip

Elevation gain: 3,300 feet

Family-friendly: Absolutely not

Dog-friendly: Leave

Wildflowers and the Caves of Inner Pasture, Ca.

Wildflowers and the Caves of Inner Pasture, Ca. »

The morning fog that was shrouding the coast, finally let up as we dropped down into Santee from the Mission trails summit. We

Casa Grande Trading Post NM

Casa Grande Trading Post NM »

Tucked away on the Turquoise Trail at the end of a dirt road, lies one of the best places in New Mexico,

Desert View Tower, Jacumba Ca.

Desert View Tower, Jacumba Ca. »

Located in the In-Ko-Pah mountains on the western edge of the desert, near Interstate 8, stands a tower that looks like it

Saving Calico: The Man behind the Miracle

Saving Calico: The Man behind the Miracle »

When Walter Knott and his young family moved to Newberry in 1913, no one could have foreseen the impact he would have on

El Rancho de las Golondrinas

El Rancho de las Golondrinas »

Imagine stepping back in time and spending a day at a Spanish colonial era New Mexican ranch, with all the sights, sounds and

Cabot Yerxa’s Pueblo

Cabot Yerxa’s Pueblo »

The desert has long attracted those some would call eccentric, others visionary, men who have built structures that embody their visions. Consider George

Araz Stage Station

Araz Stage Station »

 

Tucked away in the southeastern corner of California, near the Arizona state line, is a reminder of days gone by,