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Phoenix, Mesa, Superstitions
Hikes in northern Arizona
Flagstaff, Sedona, Grand Canyon
Hikes in central Arizona
Payson, Prescott, Globe, Show Low
Hikes in southern Arizona
Tucson, Safford, Willcox

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  • The women of WildPathsAZ in a tent at Charlebois Spring

    Best Backpacking Tips

    Even seasoned backpackers can learn another trick or two for their next backpacking trip from the experience and advice of others. That’s why I recently asked the question in the Women over 40 who Hike and Backpack group on Facebook, “What is your number one backpacking tip or trick?” Chances are you, too, can learn […]

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  • Crowds on the summit of Camelback Mountain

    Camelback Mountain: The Most Overrated Hike in Arizona

    If you’ve ever been hiking in Arizona, chances are you know about Camelback Mountain. And chances are also good you’ve even hiked it. Know why? Because everybody does. Everyone. All the people. Honestly, I liked it the first time I went. The railings made it kind of interesting, and the rock formations are cool. So […]

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Hey there, hiker! Nice to meet you.

Stacey of WildPathsAZ


Known mostly for devising the craziest plans and getting us into the most bushwhacky situations.

Hillary of WildPathsAZ


Don’t even think about throwing your banana peel on the ground when she’s around. She’s got LNT, selfies, and trail navigation down to an art.

Heather of WildPathsAZ


Our trail mama, always making sure everyone has water and no one gets lost. She’s always up for any adventure (as long as we prepare properly).

April at WildPathsAZ


There is nothing too crazy for our trapeze artist and ninja. If you have an idea, she’s game. She’s also the inventor of goat yoga and owner of AZ Goat Yoga!