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Leisure and travel;
Arizona Highways, May 2006
02 DEAR EDITOR
03 ALL WHO WANDER A goofball dog leads the way to the ridge of the wild.
04 VIEWFINDER Coming to a “dream job” the hard way.
05 TAKING THE OFF RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions.
08-37 TAKE A HIKE
08 THE OLD MAN AND THE CANYON by Craig Childs
14 TOPPING OUT IN A LADYBUG LAND by Peter Aleshire. Our intrepid editor huffs and puffs and runs out of water on his way up Pine Mountain seeking one of the best 360-degree views in the nation. Photographs by David H. Smith
20 ARIZONA’S 10 MOST SCENIC TRAILS by Christine Maxa. Christine Maxa has written hundreds of articles and hiking guides, so we asked her to reveal the state’s 10 most spectacular rambles, then built a portfolio around her list.
34 HIKING THE RIM OF HOPE by Leo W. Banks. A fund-raising hike along the Rim of the Grand Canyon and down into its depths illuminates a boy’s courage and a family’s love in the fight against leukemia. Photographs by Don B. and Ryan Stevenson
38 PULP FICTION PAYOFF by Amy Abrams. The paintings of Western pulp fiction illustrators like R.G. Harris were once piled up in the garage, but now they can fetch $70,000 each.
42 ALONG THE WAY A mother and her daughters find a chasm that unites them.
44 HIKE OF THE MONTH Canyon de Chelly. White House ruins trek crosses a cultural divide.
46 BACK ROAD ADVENTURE Chivo Falls. A challenging Rincon Mountain road yields a wonderful waterfall.
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