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Saturday, February 25, 2012

Esperero/Ventana Traverse


Esperero Trail to Ventana Canyon Trail
Pusch Ridge Wilderness
Tucson, Arizona
Mileage - 18.1
Time - 5:48
AEG - 5,332ft

Mark and I wanted to go for something big (in terms of elevation) today in Tucson, and the route up Esperero to the Window seemed like a fitting choice. We even added in a side trip to summit Window Peak during this rugged, yet beautiful trek through one of my favorite places to hike in the entire state; the Pusch Ridge Wilderness. The extra mileage resulted from our decision to walk back to the Sabino Canyon Visitors Center on the road, instead of taking a cab from Ventana Canyon. As temperatures neared 80 degreees, we enjoyed the warm weather and a great hike in the mountains.


Window Peak - 7,466ft

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