Sky Islands Traverse: Dragoons to San Pedro House

  • Start: Cochise Stronghold TH in the Dragoon Mountains
  • End: Highway 90
  • Resupply: Sierra Vista (big town), 50 miles from start, 9 miles off route
  • Trail type: good trail, cattle trail, dirt roads, cross country
  • Wildlife: Egrets, Blue Herons, White Tail Deer, Woodhouse’s Toad, Javalinas, Diamondback Rattle Snake
  • Challenges: bushwacking through tall grass and prickly shrubs, heat wave (90+ F)
  • Highlights: Dragoon Mountains, San Pedro River, petroglyphs and pictographs along the San Pedro trail, Cottonwoods, Live Oaks, metates

Dragoon Mountains, Sky Islands Traverse, Photo by: Sirena Dufault (Instagram: desertsirena)
“The Goons”
First night’s sunset, Photo by: Sirena Dufault (Instagram: desertsirena)
Pictographs
Metates
Bushwack Blood
I mean, I could wear pants
Sirena’s photography art (Instagram: desertsirena)
Sirena joined me for the first 50 miles. We hiked slow, took naps, swam, and went to bed early. Shhhh, don’t tell Pa’Lante Packs!
San Pedro River, and big Cottonwoods!

In between Sky Islands on the San Pedro Trail, Photo by: Sirena Dufault
Petroglyphs

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