Patreon February/March Featured Hikes – Zone 3 (Southwest) & Zone 4 (Rocky Mountain States)

Zone 3

Southwest (Texas, New Mexico, Arizona)

Arizona

Skunk Tank – Cave Creek Loop

10.5 mile lollipop loop; 1,661ft. elevation gain; Moderately Strenuous

Views, cacti, stream, solitude, Phoenix

Skunk Tank-Cave Creek Loop Trail Guide

Safford Peak

3.4 miles out & back; 1,490ft. elevation gain; Strenuous

Cacti, views, scrambling, route-finding, Saguaro National Park

Safford Peak Trail Guide

New Mexico

Embudo Canyon

10.9 miles out & back; 3,280ft. elevation gain, Strenuous

Views, forest, rocks, Albuquerque

Embudo Canyon Trail Guide

Abo Ruins

0.8 mile loop; 28ft. elevation gain; Easy

Historic ruins, pueblo, Salinas Pueblo Missions

Abo Ruins Trail Guide

Texas

Haynes Ridge-Fern Cave Loop

6.8 mile lollipop loop; 764ft. elevation gain; Strenuous

Views, canyon, cave, spring, wildlife, Caprock Canyons State Park

Haynes Ridge-Fern Cave Trail Guide

Brushy Creek Regional Trail

14.4 miles out & back; 413ft. elevation gain; Easy

Lake, stream, views, accessible, Austin

Brushy Creek Regional Trail Guide

Zone 4

Rocky Mountain States (Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado)

Idaho

Tyndall Creek

11.2 miles out & back; 1,602ft. elevation gain; Moderate

Stream, forest, meadows, Boise National Forest

Tyndall Creek Trail Guide

Montana

Devils Glen-Dearborn 206

6.1 miles out & back; 659ft. elevation gain; Easy

Views, meadow, forest, stream, Lewis & Clark National Forest

Devils Glen-Dearborn 206 Trail Guide

Wyoming

Red Grade Trail System Loop

1.8 mile double loop; 255ft. elevation gain; Moderate

Meadows, forest, Sheridan

Red Grade Trail System Guide

Colorado

Matthews/Winters Red Rocks Loop

6.9 mile loop; 1,189ft. elevation gain; Moderately Strenuous

Views, rocks, Morrison

Matthews/Winters Red Rocks Trail Guide