The Best Arizona Hiking Trails - September 2022

Based on the analysis of 556 reviews.



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Matthew J. Nelson

Matthew J. Nelson orchestrated Your Complete Guide to the Arizona National Scenic Trail and Composed Several of its Rhythms.

His contributions to the Arizona National Scenic Trail (AZT) comprise volunteer trail-building on Passage 7, street layout for Passage 16, archaeological surveys combined Passage 17, along with explorations of their AZT in the foot, mountain bike, and horseback. He also is a course. Matt has worked as Grand Canyon backpacking guide an outdoor instructor, archaeologist, editor, and freelance photojournalist. He has more than 500 published articles to his credit.

A devotee of high mountains, deep canyons, vast mountains, and varied cultures, he's got a wanderlust that has led him to almost every continent looking for experience.

In 2012 Matt became executive director of the Arizona Trail Association. In his hometown of Big Pine devoting for Inyo County Search and Rescue, he lives off the grid in the Sierrita Mountains west of Tucson and spends summers.

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