Editor’s note: It’s spring! Take advantage of our brief, merciful window of sane weather with some of the best hikes in the valley, lovingly hand-picked from the Desert Companion archives.
15 Hikes in Your Backyard
An hour from your couch, these trails, climbs, and strolls await
By Heidi Kyser and Andrew Kiraly
Nature Next Door
Lace up your sneakers and find a walk to remember in these 9 spots
By Heidi Kyser and Alan Gegax
This Hike, It’s Personal
Bird watcher? Seasoned camper? Dog lover? We’ve got a custom adventure for you
By Alan Gegax
Wild in the City
Walk, run, or ride these seven civic trails in your neighborhood
Compiled by Heidi Kyser
Hikes After 5
You won’t find a paywall here. Come as often as you like — we’re not counting. You’ve found a like-minded tribe that cherishes what a free press stands for. If you can spend another couple of minutes making a pledge of as little as $5, you’ll feel like a superhero defending democracy for less than the cost of a month of Netflix.