Tag Archives: Loop Hikes

Superstitons, AZ – Charlebois Spring to the Peralta Trail

October 11, 2013 Click here for an overview of the 3 day/2 night trip in the Superstition Wilderness Day 2 Charlebois Spring to the Peralta trail via Upper Black Top Mesa Pass The Peralta trail is one of the most … Continue reading

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Hiking Needles District, Canyonlands National Park, Utah

September 30 – October 2, 2013 We made it under the wire and entered the backcountry of the Needles region of Canyonlands National Park just hours before the federal government shutdown that would close the park the next morning. Our … Continue reading

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Hiking to the Col de Mary, French Alps

Written June 18, 2013. When the trail description warns of potential icy patches it’s probably not the best trail to attempt in mid-June in a year with below average spring temperatures and late May snows. None-the-less, lured by an unseasonably … Continue reading

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Hiking the Cliffs Above the Gardon River, Southern France

Written June 10, 2013. Inspired by our canoe trip down the Gardon the week before, we set out on this 12.5 kilometer hike to take in the gorge views from the top of the cliffs. The Gardon, also known as … Continue reading

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Cirque de Navacelles, Southern France

Written June 7, 2013. Listed as one of the top sights in Gard, the Cirque de Navacelles is worth a visit for both the scenic drive through the gorge of the Vis river and the valley views over the cirque … Continue reading

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Hike to le Rocher de Cinglegros, Tarn Gorge, Southern France

One of the most fun hikes we have done in France or even the world for that matter, this 14.5 kilometer hike takes you through the cornices of the Tarn Gorge above le Rozier. We chose the hike to Rocher … Continue reading

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Ridge Hike, Cevennes Mountains, Southern France

This 13 kilometer Cevennes mountains loop hike starts with a steep climb to the top of a ridge above Mialet with pretty mountain and valley views. The trail then traverses the ridge tops, often through forest that obscures the mountain views, … Continue reading

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