Dirty Fun! Blog
It’s Cinco de Mayo and what better time to take a hike and indulge in a fabulous Tequila cocktail! No, it’s not a Margarita. While a properly concocted Margarita is a great drink, there is another drink south of the border that is more popular, and really, more “Mexico”. Enter the Paloma, a drink everyone in Arizona should be drinking – it’s refreshing after a long day’s hike in the warm southern AZ sun!
While hiking is a fun way to get unplugged and a great workout, it is an activity that can lead to to very remote places with a big delay in rescue in the event things just don’t go as planned. Add the intense and unforgiving desert environment to the mix when you are hiking in the Phoenix or Tucson area, and things can go downhill fast.
You have tried month after month, year after year and you still cannot get that ever-coveted (and somewhat overrated) permit so you can hike Rim to Rim of Grand Canyon.
Every hike deserves a refreshing cocktail as a reward, and what better cocktail than a Tennessee Mule after a long, or short, hike along the Bright Angel Trail in Grand Canyon. “Why a Tennessee Mule?” you might ask being that Grand Canyon is in Arizona. For two reasons, so be prepared for some tails before your trails and cocktails.
Olympic National Park’s Sol Duc hike will take you to an area of the park with the largest concentration of glacial lakes. High mountain peaks and sub-alpine meadows surround the Sol Duc region.