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AZ Trail’s First Mile — Open or Closed?

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 […]

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A Spirited Gravel Weekend

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 […]

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South32 Shares Drilling Plans in Flux Canyon

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 […]