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Leisure and travel;
Arizona Highways, July 2005
02 DEAR EDITOR
03 ALL WHO WANDER
05 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
08 WILD TIMES Cool Summer Fun: the high mountain community has a profusion of activities to keep everybody busy. By Rose Houk. Photographs by Tom Bean
14 WILD PEOPLE It’s a Lovable Place; Flagstaff is not the easiest town to live in, but the local characters have learned to appreciate its great qualities. By Tom Carpenter. Photographs by David Zickl
20 WILDFLOWERS Color in the High Country: A photographer finds inspiration in the flower-festooned peaks. Written and photographed by Paul Gill.
28 WILD HORSES Attend a Historic Auction: Buyers from all over are drawn in July to the Babbitt Ranches’ annual Hashknife Colt Sale. By Rose Houk. Photographs by Don B. Stevenson
34 HISTORY Coast-to-Coast Adventure: An octogenarian from Vermont remembers her 1924 desert trip that included vexing landscapes. By Virginia Thomas
36 TRAVEL Bonding at Comb Ridge: A master geologist and his younger apprentice make a connection in a Monument Valley trek. By Crag Childs. Photographs by Adriel Heisey
40 ALONG THE WAY a Stormy trip to the Chiricahua Mountains mirrors real life
46 DESTINATION Springer Mountain Lookout Tower: You have to love the “high life” to be on fire watch.
42 BACK ROAD ADVENTURE Drive the ‘Crooked’ Miles; Some say it’s more fun to drive Flagstaff to Phoenix if you don’t go straight. By Sam Negri. Photographs by Jerry Sieve
48 HIKE OF THE MONTH Mormon Lake Stroll: An old railroad grade now does service for nature lovers. By Tom Kuhn. Photographs by Jerry Sieve
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