Hiking Phoenix

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Hiking Phoenix

Hiking Phoenix is a great way to explore the back roads of this desert city. Just remember a few things, and hiking Phoenix will be one of your favorite outdoor activities.

  • Weather during the wintertime is usually warm and pleasant, but winter evening temperatures can drop fast, so dress for warmth after sundown.
  • Summertime highs can reach 120 degrees, so hike early or hike late in the day.
  • Carry a minimum of a gallon of water per person, more during the hottest summer months.
  • The Phoenix area has low humidity, so you might not feel as hot as you would in a location with high humidity. That doesn't mean you need any less water!
  • Watch for rattlesnakes when you hike in the desert. If you see one, don't go near it!
Hiking Phoenix is a great outdoor adventure if you just remember these desert hiking tips!



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