Hike the Living Desert in Ironwood National Monument, Arizona

Hike the Living Desert in Ironwood National Monument, Arizona

The Ironwood Forest is a true redemption story. Home to arroyos, plains, foothills, and mountains, the monument’s coarse and well-aerated soil allows roots to dig deep.

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JR Stockwell

JR Stockwell is the King of the Mountains

If there was a championship of local hiking, New Hampshire native JR Stockwell would be a lock for first place—except he never tells anyone about his singular adventures in the White Mountains.

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Growing Up on the PCT

When a father-daughter team tackles the Pacific Crest Trail over the course of seven summers, they learn something about long-distance hiking—and each other.