Entries from Postcards from the Trail tagged with 'Tucson'

Tucson

We are heading for a desert spring break. It seems like ages since we've done a spring trip to the desert. And I don't know how long it has been since we were in Tucson - maybe 8 years!...

Homeward Bound

I don't want to go home. Four days are just not enough. At least our flight doesn't leave until 8:30pm The 4th Ave street fair is happening this weekend and we decide to do a quick visit. It probably doesn't...

Mt. Wrightson

Bzzzz went the alarm. 5am. I wasn't going to let the heat get to me again. We were going to get on the trail early. I stumble into the kitchen and make the coffee and sandwiches. Breakfast is a...

Mad Dogs and Seattlites

I never do well in hot weather. So why did I think it would be different this time? We slept in and lazily got up around 8:30am. We decided to go to Blue Willow for breakfast before going for a...

4 days in Tucson

Well, it was a busy fast hot four days in Tucson last week. We wanted to squeeze a trip to the desert since we haven't been there since 2001 and have a chance to do a training hike for Mt....

Tucson

Ah Sunshine here we come. A few clicks of the mouse and a quick phone call and we are done. Air, car and hotel. We leave early on Thursday (5:30am !!) March 18th and return late on Sunday March 21....