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Hiking to the Top of Slate Mountain: The Best Trail Near Flagstaff

The Slate Mountain Trail, located 40 minutes outside of Flagstaff along Hwy 180 enroute to the Grand Canyon, is one of the area’s most under appreciated hikes. The gradual 2.16 mile climb to the top is quite a workout, although the views are some of the most amazing in the region. The elevation gain is […]

Hiking the San Francisco Peaks: The Beautiful Aspen Loop Trail in Flagstaff

The Aspen Nature Loop trail is a pretty, moderately easy, 1.5 mile hike, located at Flagstaff’s Snowbowl, one of the oldest ski resorts in the country. Although Snowbowl is a very popular winter destination for those coming from hot areas in the Southwest, many forget that it’s also a fun summertime, spring, and fall destination. […]

Hiking the Incredibly Scenic Fat Man’s Loop in Flagstaff, Arizona

Next time you find yourself driving through Flagstaff, be sure to check out one of the area’s beautiful hiking trails. Rather than just walk around the downtown and visit a few restaurants and shops, why not get out there and actually explore the picturesque natural scenery? There are many trails, of all skill levels, to […]