Archive for December, 2015

Ridgeline Fun

Thursday, December 31st, 2015


Charlie absolutely killed it on his guided bike ride out to Ridgeline and on flat pedals even when he’s used to clip-ins. He’s on the ridge almost to the top here. This climb is steep and long followed by beautiful views and a fun downhill. Only those with great endurance and skill can do this ride. Awesome job, Charlie!



Grandfather Saguaro

Monday, December 28th, 2015


You’ll find a few of these old saguaros along the AZ Trail north of Pistol Hill! (more…)

Ride On!

Sunday, December 27th, 2015


It’s a great time of year to get out and enjoy Tucson trails!

White Christmas in Tucson?

Thursday, December 24th, 2015


Who says you can’t have a white Christmas in Tucson? Just drive up our Santa Catalina Mountains. Its most popular peak being Mt. Lemmon. There are sledding spots and you can even hike or bike up there in the snow! Also it’s gorgeous!



Bird’s Eye View

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015


My phone camera isn’t the greatest but this was quite a sight to see a beautiful hawk enjoying the view on top of an old saguaro. Happy Holidays!


Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015


Pete, from Chicago, handling the creek crossing on the AZ Trail near Hope Camp yesterday.  It’s a great time of year to get out on the trails!

Monday, December 21st, 2015


Spotted this Gila Monster on the trail at Fantasy Island in late October.  Gila Monsters burrow underground and live off the fat stored in their tails during the winter months.  Although a venomous lizard,  bites to humans are rare and seldom fatal.  This one seemed to enjoy posing for pictures!!

Fun at the 50 year Trail

Sunday, December 20th, 2015


Some fun rocks to play on out at the Golder Ranch/50 yr trail area whether biking or hiking. Come take a hike/bike with us to explore this beautiful area with amazing skies.



Gettin’ some on Bug Springs

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

At the halfway point!

Stopping for a quick break at the halfway point on Bug Springs a few weeks ago.  Now’s the best time of year to ride the lower half of Mt Lemmon’s trails like Bugs!  Check out those blue skies…

Good Morning!

Friday, December 18th, 2015


I pledge allegiance to the flag and Tucson’s gorgeous sunrise!

(Photo credit: Scott Cnockaert)