Camelback Mountain

Camelback Mountain is one of my favorite memories of my time in Phoenix, even though the story begins with “That time my boss tried to kill me, the other intern, and the new guy.” Here’s some background: Cammelback is the tallest peak in Phoenix at 2,704 feet. There are two trail options – steep (Cholla…

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Saguaro National Park – Rincon Mountain District (East)

Saguaro National Park in southern Arizona is split into two districts by the city of Tuscon: Saguaro East – Rincon Mountain District and Saguaro West – Tucson Mountain District. I visited the Rincon Mountain District in 2014 while working at my internship in Phoenix. It was my first of many weekend day-trips to explore the…

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