Archive for the ‘Maps’ Category

Watch out for those rocks!!!

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

 

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Mountain bike Arizona with a professional outdoor guide!

Check out amazing scenery and learn about our unique area, all with the “piece of mind” of having a pro to help choose the perfect trail for you!

Southwest Trekking

Outdoor Guiding Service

www.swtrekking.com

(520) 296-9661

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Stress Relief

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

 

Come ride with us to decompress from the election stress!

Southwest Trekking

Professional Guide Services

www.swtrekking.com

1-520-296-9661

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Outdoor Education

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

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Southwest Trekking in conjunction with the Arizona Trail Association
recently had the honor of taking Oracle Elementary’s amazing 4th graders to the Arizona Trail to harvest prickly pear fruit!

The kids were enthusiastic and had great questions and thoughtful answers.

Outdoor interactive learning helps open eyes of all ages!!!

Southwest Trekking

Outdoor Guiding Service

(520) 296-9661

www.swtrekking.com

Natural beauty!

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

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Spendid colors continuously change during southern Arizona’s breathtaking sunsets and sunrises.

The sun’s light reflects beautifully off of our small amounts of moisture in our extremely clear skies!!!

Always better in person!

We can take you there…

Southwest Trekking

Professional hiking and cycling tours

www.swtrekking.com

(520) 296-9661



 

Crested Fishhook Barrel Cactus

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Fishhook Barrel Cactus….

(Ferocactus wislizenii)

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Also known as the compass cactus due to the fact that mature cacti tend to lean to the Southwest. It also produces some amazing flowers and a beautiful bright yellow pear-shaped fruit pictured above!

Come check out the incredible Sonoran Desert with a professional outdoor guide! We offer customized outdoor adventures including guided hiking, guided biking and bicycle rentals!

Southwest Trekking

Professional Outdoor Guiding Service

(520) 296-9661

www.swtrekking.com

Abundant wildlife

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

 

The Sonoran Desert is home to a wide range of large birds of prey.

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Red tailed hawks are carnivores that soar the skies in search of rodents and other small prey.

Hawks have eyesight 8 times that of a human and belong to the category of birds known as raptors.

Always amazing to see these beautiful creatures in action!

Southwest Trekking the premier outdoor guiding service can take you out on a personalized hike to explore our wonderous desert!

Southwest Trekking

(520) 296-9661

www.swtrekking.com

 

Magical Mountains!

Friday, July 1st, 2016

Big mountain views of Southern Arizona!

BikeMag.com says…

Tucson boasts hundreds of miles of singletrack, rideable year-round
Read more at http://www.bikemag.com/routes/routes-desert-dirt/#pjvsTC0L4IuWrZp8.99
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Come explore the vast trails and scenic splendor of Arizona with Southwest Trekking!

We are the premier hiking and biking guide service in the Tucson area.
  • Customized tours for all levels
  • All gear/water provided
  • Ask about bicycle rentals
  • Transportation and delivery always included
Southwest Trekking
www.swtrekking.com
(520) 296-9661

Monsoons are here!!!

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

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Now is the time to get out and enjoy the outdoors and our amazing summer storms. Monsoons bring impressive lightning shows, georgeous rainbows and cooler temperatures ideal for hiking and biking!

Go with a pro at Southwest Trekking, we will customize your experience to get the most fun out of your adventure.

Our guides have extensive trail knowledge and provide “peace of mind” allowing guests to simply enjoy our majestic and serene environment.

Southwest Trekking

Professional Guide Service

(520) 296-9661

www.swtrekking.com



 

Southwest Trekking

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

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Southwest Trekking the premier guiding service recommends Sabino Cycles.

The crew at Sabino are very friendly, with great customer service and tons of knowledge!

 

Check them out at:

520-885-3666
7045 E Tanque Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ 85715

Remember Southwest Trekking for all of your outdoor adventure needs.

We offer guided hiking and cycling, as well as bicycle rentals including delivery and pickup!

Ask us about summer adventures including shuttles, Mt. Lemmon, and amazing night hikes in beautiful Arizona!

Southwest Trekking

Professional Guide Services

(520) 296-9661

http://www.swtrekking.com

Springtime Saguaro blooms!

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

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Carnegiea gigantea – Saguaro

This protected native cactus is also the official state flower of Arizona.

These giants typically bloom May through June with beautiful 3 inch white flowers,

and can grow up to 50 feet in height!

Saguaros live in the upland of the Sonora Desert up to 4,000 ft in elevation

and are utilized by birds for habitat.