Gates Pass Ramada

The perfect spot to watch a fabulous southern Arizona sunset is Gates Pass in the Tucson Mountains. This photo taken at the tail end of a sunset, captures the ethereal quality the wispy clouds and piercing stars exhibited that night. I decided to include the ramada, which¬†seemed to add to the somewhat Twilight Zone feeling […]

Hiker in Gates Pass

One of the¬†most picturesque places to view saguaro cactus, rugged mountains and watch an unobstructed view of the sunset in Tucson, Arizona is from Gates Pass. Yesterday my son and I hiked through the pass, up and over a few very steep rocky hills and up to the sheer drop-off upon which he’s sitting in […]

Bicyclist

Tucson considers itself a “bicycle friendly” city. There are numerous bicyle paths and the weather allows for much longer riding seasons than in other parts of the country. Every year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving Tucson is host to the UMC El Tour de Tucson bicycle tour, presented by Diamond Ventures – the largest perimeter […]