Walnut Canyon National Monument

Walnut Canyon National Monument

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Never stop exploring!  That needs to be my motto, because every time I think I know what I will see when out hiking, I am surprised by what I find. Case in point, Walnut Canyon,  I have been to the  city of Flagstaff, Arizona  area numerous times and yet this unbelievable ancient settlement was just over 10 miles from the city.  I decided to check it out on a whim while I was picking out high altitude training spots.  I am so glad I chose this amazing place! Continue reading “Walnut Canyon National Monument”

Angels Landing & Facing Fears

Angels Landing & Facing Fears

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If you have followed my blog for a while, you have probably noticed  that I like to mix up fashion with some really fun hiking adventures.  What you may not know is that I am the least likely person to begin a serious hiking hobby at the age of 57 then most people. Continue reading “Angels Landing & Facing Fears”

FIND YOUR MOJO GO ON AN ADVENTURE!

FIND YOUR MOJO GO ON AN ADVENTURE!

 “Life was made for good friends and great adventure” – Proverb

I love this quote because it combines two of my favorite things.  I can’t think of a better person who exemplifies what it means to help us enjoy making new friends and experiencing incredible adventures. Molly Mathis, founder of MoJo Active Adventures.

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Cheers to Good Friends and Great Adventures!

 

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HIKING Advice from the Experts

HIKING Advice from the Experts

There is nothing like a big hiking trip with a looming deadline to motivate me to get back into prime hiking shape.  To be honest, I really slacked off during the holidays and once I realized my trip to Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon in Utah was a few short weeks away, I knew it was time to get serious.  I needed  to consult experts to help me update my equipment and plan my training schedule. Continue reading “HIKING Advice from the Experts”

A Beginners Guide to Hiking Gear

A Beginners Guide to Hiking Gear
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This lightweight backpack is perfect for day hikes

During the last few months I have gotten a number of messages asking me questions about what kind of gear is needed to start hiking.   The simple truth is not much!  When I started I really had no idea what I was doing and  managed to wander around some local trails with just my regular sneakers.

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