Whenever I hike the Peavine Trail in Prescott, Arizona, two questions come to mind: How can so many amazing features be packed into 5.5 miles? And why aren’t more people using it? As my hometown trail, the Peavine… Read More
For the past decade or so, it seems, each time I’ve mentioned my home state of North Dakota, I’ve gotten the same response, “Ah, oilfield country.” An improvement, perhaps, over the previous “Oh, don’t you just love that… Read More
With an evening hike in my sights, I surveyed the sky. Arizona’s monsoon thunderstorms had been wreaking havoc on my plans to get outdoors recently, and I was hoping for a small window of sunshine to hit the… Read More
Hiking old abandoned railroad beds is a simple pleasure for me. I’m lucky to have several rails-to-trails options nearby, including Prescott, Arizona’s popular Peavine Trail.
When I walk along the Peavine Trail in Prescott, Arizona, I can’t help but think about the train passengers of long ago, who must have been agog at the scenery that flashed by. The massive granite formations that… Read More