A biker in the Ruta Del Jefe races downhill on Salero Rd, headed towards Blue Haven Rd. in Patagonia. Photo by Robert Gay March 4-6 was the weekend for the 3rd Ruta Del Jefe gravel riders’ weekend, after a COVID pause in 2021. Grounded in fellowship and learning, it was more like a multi-route group ride […]
This Border monument marks the beginning of the AZ Trail. Only about 30 feet of the trail were affected by Border Wall construction during the Trump administration. Photo courtesy Arizona Trail Association. The first mile of the Arizona Trail (AZT), the much loved and well-trodden 800-mile path from Mexico to Utah, was closed in July […]
PRT contributor Robert Gay is working on trail maps of Patagonia and surrounding areas. This month we are featuring his map of trails near Patagonia Lake.
PRT contributor Robert Gay is working on trail maps of
Patagonia and surrounding areas. This month: a walking map of Patagonia featuring historic sites.
PRT contributor Robert Gay is working on a trail map of Patagonia and surrounding areas. The PRT is continuing to feature sections of his map in the next several issues. 1.SPIDER TOM TRAIL- AZ Trail, passage 3. 37.3 miles / 2936′ elev. gain 2. ALTO RUINS – 29 miles / 2600′ elev. gain 3. SPIRIT WORLD […]
PRT contributor Robert Gay has updated a map originally made by Maggie Urgo showing three loop trails off Harshaw Road.
The riders who tackle these routes are ultra-endurance athletes who push themselves day after day in a wild variety of conditions on our state’s iconic trail.
After a year off for Covid, the Spirit World 100 (SW100) event returned to Patagonia on the first weekend in November, and the weather cooperated superbly. Race day, Saturday, was bracketed by warm-up and cool-down rides on Friday and Sunday, offering visitors a look at still more of the varied gravel-riding opportunities in our valleys […]
Unlike a tombstone, these memorial markers have no names, dates, sayings, or mention of relatives. Just a red dot.
At a gathering in the Town Park on Sept. 14, five South32 personnel, including Hermosa Project President Pat Risner, presented a proposal for an exploratory drilling project at the historical Flux Mine. The drilling, which will take place about a mile above the Flux Canyon residential area, will shortly pass through the Forest Service’s Schedule […]