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Leisure and travel;
Arizona Highways, October 2005
02 DEAR EDITOR
03 ALL WHO WANDER A ghostly encounter with an old-time storyteller.
04 VIEWFINDER Chance favors the prepared mind and dogs with a climbing partners.
05 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
08 ASH CANYON Our editor wanders through a glory of sycamores to totter toward an implausible peak. By Peter Aleshire. Photographs by Paul Gill.
16 FALL COLOR GUIDE By car, train and boot - our favorite places to wallow in cottonwood yellow and walnut red. By JoBeth Jamison. Map by Kevin Kibsey.
18 SEDUCTIVE SEDONA Fall’s lurid excess contends with a red-rock backdrop in a portfolio photographed for the book Secret Sedona: Sacred Moments in the Landscape. Written and Photographed by Larry Lindahl.
26 WHITETAIL DEER Don’t look now, she’s crawling. By Bill Barcus. Photographs by Paul and Joyce Berquist.
28 BONES OF COPPER The contentious struggle to dig up Arizona’s mineral wealth has left a surprising residue- charming Victorian tourist towns. By Larry Winter.
34 PHANTOM WATERFALL A hike through the White Tank Mountains reveals mysterious art and an ephemeral cascade. By Robin N. Clayton. Photographs by George Stocking.
36 GRAND CANYON QUEST A writer seeks the weathered history and the grace of solitude on a long day’s journey along the edge to the planet’s greatest canyon. By Leo W. Banks. Photographs by David Elms Jr.
40 ALONG THE WAY The rite stuff - moonshadows, qualms and questions.
42 BACK ROAD ADVENTURE Verde Valley Excursion. Grief Hill earns its name.
46 DESTINATION Arizona Falls in Phoenix. A historic canal, a pondering poet and a man-made waterfall showcase the rhyme scheme of water.
48 HIKE OF THE MONTH The gaudy lizards of Snowshed Trail in the Chiricahua Mountains yield a scurry of surprise for a nature lover.
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