Trail Report: Summiting Bridge Mountain

I first hiked Bridge Mountain in April 2010 and failed to complete the hike.  You can read about that attempt here.  I was out of shape, no experience with Class 3 climbing techniques, and fully exhausted after the initial 150 ft climb.  This attempt … [Read more...]

Trail Report: Bridge Mountain

Highlights This is a very difficult hike and those that want to tackle Bridge Mountain should be experienced hikers with basic climbing skills. The ascent of Bridge Mountain includes a high level of exposure and multiple chimney climbs. Trail … [Read more...]

Trail Report: Calico Basin to Brownstone Canyon

Highlights This hike starts in the Calico Basin, climbs to the saddle revealing views of Turtlehead Peak, drops into a wash, connects to Gateway Canyon, and ultimately opens into a very cool trek through white sandstone to the ultimate perch above … [Read more...]