Conservancy Stewards repair trails after the snow

In late January, many Phoenix area residents awoke to the sight of snow in the McDowell Mountains.  Snowfall occurs infrequently enough to be a source of interest to hikers, photographers, and other outdoor enthusiasts.  While beautiful in any circumstances, when covered in snow the landscape in the Sonoran Desert becomes something entirely enchanting. Many people who

2021-03-23T22:00:54-07:00February 24th, 2021|30th Birthday|

Volunteer-Built Cactus Cup Trail is a Winner

The April 1996 Mountain Lines celebrates the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy Stewards’ first foray into trail construction and maintenance. “In February and March 1996 nearly 90 McDowell Sonoran Conservancy volunteers worked hard during the weekends to build the trail for the Cactus Cup Mountain Bike Race. This five-mile loop trail which links WestWorld with the McDowell Sonoran

2021-02-10T09:08:08-07:00February 10th, 2021|30th Birthday|
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