Trip to Banff, Canada

For Memorial Day Weekend, we went for a trip to Banff, Alberta, Canada. We tried to kayak Lake Louise, but it was frozen. We did go whitewater rafting and do several hikes around Banff.

Adidas AX2.0 Canyoneering Shoe Review

Bless you Adidas for buying Five Ten. I was worried that when Adidas bought Five Ten they  would discontinue making shoes that would work in wet canyons. Not only did they continue, they made an [...]

Echo Canyon To Reopen January 15, 2014

Camelback Mountain’s popular (and challenging) trail is set to reopen next week. Phoenix officials announced Wednesday that Echo Canyon and Summit Trail will reopen to hikers on Jan. 15 at [...]

Parker Canyon, Canyoneering Accident

Rescue crews airlifted an injured canyoneer out of Parker Creek east of the Valley Thursday morning. The 34-year-old man, who has not yet been identified by authorities, estimated he fell 60-70 [...]

Camelback Echo Canyon Closure

The Echo Canyon trail on Camelback Mountain closes today for renovations add more spaces to the parking lot and reconstruction to severely eroded parts of the trail. It will remain closed for the [...]

Resolution Copper Mine on Hold

Developers of a massive copper mine near Superior are putting the project on hold and laying off hundreds of workers after becoming frustrated by years of political wrangling over a land swap. [...]

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 [...]


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