Creaky Knees Guide Arizona

Although the book's subtitle is "The 80 Best Easy Hikes", the hikes actually range from very easy to very difficult. This is also true of the other books in this series. Early in the design of the book, it became clear that trying to cover the entire state with just easy hikes would mean that some great hiking areas would be left out. After I looked through another book in the series (by a different author), I asked my editor if a range of hike difficulty should be included, and she said "Yes." So the word "Easy" should be dropped from the subtitle.


Best Loop Hikes Arizona

Hike 53 Deer Creek Loop

The trail past Paddy's River may be closed due to fire damage. Check with the US Forest Service office before planning this hike.

Grand Canyon Guide

Grand Canyon Guide: Your Complete Guide to the Grand Canyon (print edition), page 7

Grand Canyon Guide: Your Complete Guide to the Grand Canyon (Kindle edition), location 118

Grand Canyon National Park entrance fees will increase on June 1, 2015:

Basic Illustrated Using GPS, 3rd edition

The UTM coordinates of Aspen Spring on pages 24 and 25 do not agree. For reference, the coordinates as measured using ExpertGPS on the computer are 482189 mE 3816297 mN. On a map printed from ExpertGPS at 1:24000 using a 1:24000 corner grid reader (maptools.com), the coordinates are 482200 mE 3816300 mN, well within the accuracy limits of printed maps and civilian GPS (10 meters.)

Hiking Arizona, 3rd edition: Hike 78, Margies Cove Trail

Due to the reconstruction of State 85 into a four lane road with overpasses, the trailhead access has changed. From I-10, drive about 21 miles south on State 85 and exit at Woods Road, Turn left, cross the overpass, and turn left again on the frontage road. Drive north about 1 mile to reach the Margies Cove road, and turn right (east). After 4.0 miles, turn right (south) and continue 5.2 miles to the Margies Cove Trailhead. GPS UTM coordinates: Zone 12 352265 mE 3667447 mN

This hike has been updated in the 4th edition, which was published December 2014.

Hiking Nevada, 2nd edition: Hike 8 Rebel Creek

Hike 8, Rebel Creek, in the current edition of Hiking Nevada, has been closed by the rancher for use as a private hunting area, according to a reader. Check with the US Forest Service for updates before planning to do this hike.


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