Now that the snowbirds are gone, let's talk. Everyone can enjoy our diverse desert landscape during the cooler months, but it takes real appreciation and conditioning to practice any kind of exertion when the furnace of the gods kicks on. Hikers, bikers, and runners who are as physically and mentally prepared as they can be get a true sense of accomplishment when daring to defy the summer heat. But even the year-rounders are scarce when the temps peak... More >>>