Hiking is a year-round activity i n the State of Arizona. Desert trails in the winter, mountain trails for summer hikings. The author Robert Stieve, a full time editor at Arizona Highway, put together 52 hikes, organize by the seasons of the year. The best for each season,Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall.
Arizona hiking is not for the unprepared hiker, you must have a good idea of what you are getting into it, before setting off into the wild. Harsh weather, cold Winters and blazing Summers, mountaineous terrains, deserts, canyons and fast moving rivers. A hiker should be prepared of adversities.
This book is an excellent starting point, with beautiful pictures, GPS competible accurate maps and good advices from an expert hiker-author, you will be ready for a good time.