Grand Canyon trek ended in tragedy

Ron Dungan – Oct. 8, 2012 05:16 PM | The Arizona Republic Matthias Kawski walked the Canyon’s edge, staring into the void. He scanned the hillsides and drop-offs and retraced his [...]

Havasupai

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Rattlesnake season

Experts are says to watch out for snakes this time of year. So I have put together a quick snakebite update as well as pictures of common Arizona Rattlesnakes SNAKEBITES IN HUMANS A rattlesnake [...]

Flash Flood in Page

Flash flood in Page, Arizona. Including sandstone slot canyon footage. It’s pretty intense. [youtube id=”JNXKROlqcZY” width=”600″ height=”350″ [...]

Bugs, Bugs, Bugs

Hey fellow hikers it is bug season again and the nasty little “buggers” are out again. I went through Salome Jug on Friday and the gnats and wasps were crazy annoying. Saturday I was [...]

Project Yosemite

Project Yosemite is a collaborative project by Sheldon Neill and Colin Delehanty. Orginally aquaintanences through Vimeo, Sheldon and Colin have teamed up to film Yosemite National Park like [...]

Twelve Essentials of Hiking in AZ

Sunscreen Water water water (At least 1 liter per hour) Navigation (map & compass or GPS with extra batteries) Extra clothing First-aid kit Knife or multi-tool Food. You are burning a lot of [...]

Hiking Navigation

A basic rule is not to head out Hiking without a good Hiking Map. Even if the area is known to you and you only plan to stay on well-marked trails, you should always bring a map. Unforeseen [...]

REI Traverse Trekking Poles Review

PROS Easy to adjust Flexible Good grips Lightweight Strong CONS Collapses Too Easily BEST USES Hiking Comments about REI Traverse Trekking Poles – Pair: I lost one of my previous trekking [...]

Surviving Until Found

So, you make the best choice and decide to wait to be found. Now, you need to take steps to ensure rescuers find a live person and not a body. There are a handful of problems that tend to be the [...]