Four weeks go by…

We’ve been desert hopping our way through Arizona, Nevada and California, and have just rolled back on in to Las Vegas. Desert toesWe left Arizona on January 17thand headed north west to Red Rocks just outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. Over two and a half weeks we had quite a few rain days – and … Continue reading Four weeks go by…

Perspectives on Mount Lemmon climbing

Rising over the horizon east of Tucson, Arizona are the Santa Catalina Mountains, of which Mount Lemmon is the tallest. We had heard about climbing at Mount Lemmon (we later discovered that all the climbing in the Catalinas is collectively referred to as “Mount Lemmon”), and wanted to check it out. As our time in … Continue reading Perspectives on Mount Lemmon climbing

Destination #2: Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree. Desert oasis. Dry heat. Freezing temperatures. Crumbling granite mounds. Rattlesnakes. Land of never-ending rock and funky-gnarled J Trees…straight out of Dr. Seuss. This place was beautiful to explore, climb, hike, rest, or simply exist in. There is nothing quite like desert sunsets and sun rises, moon rises and stars, snow storms versus midday … Continue reading Destination #2: Joshua Tree