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Top 10 Tips for Visiting Machu Picchu Peru

Machu Picchu is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world and definitely worth the visit. Ready for adventure? Here are our top 10 tips for visiting Machu Picchu Peru. Machu Picchu is made up of a complex of palaces and plazas, temples and homes may...

Recommended Hiking Gear for 2014

Here it is, our Recommended Hiking Gear for 2014! Looking for the perfect outdoor gift for a hiker, backpacker, or camper? Arizona Hiking Adventures’ gift guide features handpicked hiking, backpacking and camping gifts suggested by our company’s guides. We test gear...

Best Hiking Vacations in Arizona

  Only have half a day or can you hike for a full week? With hundreds of hiking trails available here’s what we would do to have the best hiking vacations in Arizona based on your length of travel. You will find trips ranging from short, easy loops in the...

10 Best Hiking Trails In Phoenix Arizona

National Geographic ranks Phoenix as one of the best cities for hiking in America. The greater Phoenix has three major mountain preserves where dozens of trailheads lead to over 180 miles of developed trails that appeal to the casual walker or the hardened trekker....

Superstition Mountains Hiking Trails

About Supersition Mountains   Situated 50 miles east of Phoenix, AZ, this Supersition Mountains is one of the best hiking areas within an hour’s drive of any major city in the USA. Ranging in elevation from 2000 to 6265 feet, the Superstition Wilderness Area has...

The Best Summer Guided Arizona Hiking Tours

Hiking is a wonderful outdoor activity that may be enjoyed year-round in Arizona. We offer guided Arizona hiking tours on scenic desert trails in the winter months and on stunning mountain trails during the summer hiking season. 3 Best Guided Arizona Hiking Tours The...

Hiking and Nutrition

According to the National Park Service, food and water should be one of the most important parts of your preparation for any type of hiking adventure. Staying properly fueled is an important part of any activity, especially on those days where you have ventured out on...

Train for Hiking

Many of my guests ask me prior to joining a guided hike with Arizona Hiking Adventures; how to get in proper shape for hiking, and how they can best prepare to complete the hiking adventure comfortably. The answer is quite simple. Prepare, prepare and prepare! In...

Common Hiking Injuries on the Trail.

To have a successful hike, we must come home safely, be reasonably comfortable, and have loads of fun. However, often there are hiking injuries that can occur while on the trail that require basic first aid. Probably the most common hiking injury are blisters on the...