Monthly Archives: March 2018

Nice Jeep Ride Near Boulder City

Boulder City, NV After a week in Hurricane, UT we returned to Boulder City last Sunday to finish up with the purchase of our new home.  We signed the  final closing documents on Monday, then waited the required three days … Continue reading

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Short Hikes Near St. George

Hurricane, UT While we experienced some rain during our stay here at Sand Hollow State Park, the weather did clear enough for us to get out for three short but interesting hikes. Babylon Arch – To get to this trailhead … Continue reading

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Yant Flat Hike to Candy Cliffs

Hurricane, UT After doing a bit of research on hikes in the St. George area, the nimble hiker discovered a great spot in the foothills just a few miles to our west.  Yant Flat (also referred to as the Candy Cliffs) … Continue reading

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On to Utah

Hurricane, UT We left Boulder City on Sunday morning and headed north on I-15.  The drive is pretty mundane until you hit the Arizona State Line.  At that point the highway winds its way through the narrow, scenic Virgin River … Continue reading

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Gold Mine Tour and a Jeep Ride

Boulder City, NV While much of our time the past two weeks has been spent dealing with our purchase of a house here in Boulder City, we have managed to get out and have some fun.  One afternoon involved a … Continue reading

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A Small Purchase in Nevada

Boulder City, NV We left Tucson on March 3rd and drove north heading to Boulder City, NV, located just a bit southeast of Las Vegas.  The trip is much too far for us to do in one day so we … Continue reading

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Climbing to the “A” and Hiking the Cat Mountain/Explorer Trail

Tucson, AZ As you drive along Interstate 10 through Tucson, if you look to the west, there is a large hill (or small mountain) with a white capital letter “A” near the top.  The hill is called Sentinel Peak and … Continue reading

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Hiking up by the Cat Mountains – Tucson Mountain Park

Tucson, AZ Tucson Mountain Park is a county park located just west of the city of Tucson.  Filled with a number of sharp peaks, the park has a web of hiking and biking trails.  We’ve hiked in the park many … Continue reading

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