Hiking

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North Rim of Black Canyon of the Gunnison Nat’l Park long on hikes and vistas

By Dave Buchanan

At the risk of treading on the toes of colleague Bill Haggerty, who ostensibly writes a hiking column for The Daily Sentinel, but has been known to venture far astray from that topic, a couple of hikers spent a day on the high side of the ...


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North Rim quieter, more ‘primitive’ than South Rim

By Dave Buchanan

Guide books describe the North Rim of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park as “quiet, undeveloped and primitive.” Thank goodness for that, since it means you can hike the trails, ponder for hours at the breath-catching ...


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Mee Canyon strenuous and scary, but one of the best in the Southwest

By Bill Haggerty

Mee Canyon is one of my favorite canyons in the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area (NCA). In fact, it’s one of my favorite canyons in the entire Southwest. There are parts of it that are scary — like the part where ...


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Fishing reaches its spring peak at Lake Powell

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3,616 asl                 Water Temperature: 59 – 68 degrees F PAGE, Ariz. — Water level at Lake Powell is rising 2 feet per week now but that will soon grow to 4-5 ...


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Take a short trip to Kodels Canyon to see Collared Lizards at their best

By Bill Haggerty

This Collared Lizard was Bad to the Bone. Standing up, puffed out chest, chewing on a twig, colors ablaze in the afternoon sun, it was the baddest collared lizard on this trail through Kodels Canyon, just west of Colorado National Monument in ...


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When the weather is hot, so is the fishing at Lake Powell

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3,613 asl                 Water Temperature: 57 – 64 degrees F PAGE, Ariz. – Fishing at Lake Powell coincides with the weather report. Warm and sunny days grouped ...


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Best fishing of the spring now at Lake Powell

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3,612 asl                 Water Temperature: 55 – 60 degrees F PAGE, Ariz. – IT’S TIME! All the variables are now falling into place. The best spring fishing ...


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Immersion in local language, culture a must along Pacific coastline of Costa Rica

By Bill Haggerty

Pura Vida! It’s the national saying AND the national attitude of Costa Rica. This is really living. Here on the beaches of Flamingo Bay along the Pacific coastline, when you’re asked, “How are you?,” “Como esta ...


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Change keeps coming as water warms at Lake Powell

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3,611 asl Water Temperature: 55 – 60 degrees F PAGE, Ariz. – Typical April weather at Lake Powell has everyone confused. The only constant is change. Balmy delightful mornings are often followed by windy ...


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Costa Rica, through the lens of Bill Haggerty

By Bill Haggerty

Haggerty’s Hikes travels to Central America, and Costa Rica.  ...


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