Tag: Phoenix

Pinnacle Peak (Arizona)

Pinnacle Peak Pinnacle Peak, Arizona, is one of the most iconic landmarks in the Sonoran Desert, located within the boundaries of Scottsdale. This granite summit has an elevation of over 3,000 feet and is surrounded by picturesque landscapes, making it a popular destination for not only outdoor enthusiasts but also tourists seeking a taste of …

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Camelback Mountain

Camelback Mountain Camelback Mountain, a prominent landmark located in Phoenix, Arizona, is an iconic symbol of the city’s stunning natural beauty and vibrant outdoor culture. Named for its distinctive camel-like shape, this majestic mountain offers a challenging yet rewarding experience for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts alike. Drawing thousands of visitors each year, Camelback Mountain has …

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Scenic Phoenix: Exploring Piestewa Peak

Rising over the palms and the Pueblo Revival and “desert school” building designs of the city of Phoenix, Arizona, are the desert peaks that form the Phoenix Mountains. This winter I got to explore the second highest peak of the Phoenix Mountains, Piestewa, during my Christmas/New Year holiday. Winter is a lovely time for exploring …

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