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Closure of Redington Pass shooting sites is extended

Closure of Redington Pass shooting sites is extended

The closure was extended until next Sept. 30 or until rescinded.

October 04, 2014 4:15 pmLoading…
Free Star sessions to cover hiking

Free Star sessions to cover hiking

Star reporter Doug Kreutz will talk about outstanding trails.

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2 free Star sessions to cover hiking

2 free Star sessions to cover hiking

The presentations are exclusive to Star subscribers.

September 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Distressed hiker rescued on NW side

Distressed hiker rescued on NW side

Hiker, 68, called 911 to report he had gotten lost.

September 23, 2014 4:46 pm Video
Update: Hikers find skeletal remains on Mt. Lemmon

Update: Hikers find skeletal remains on Mt. Lemmon

The remains were found near the Marshall Gulch picnic area.

July 31, 2014 2:07 pm Related
Fire restrictions to be lifted at forests, parks

Fire restrictions to be lifted at forests, parks

Abundant monsoon rains have led to fire restrictions being lifted.

July 10, 2014 2:00 pm Photos

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Tucson in 100 Objects — Hiking boots

Tucson in 100 Objects — Hiking boots

Our trail-crossed mountains are beckoning.

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Rescue of dehydrated hiker, 25, a reminder of heat dangers

A hiker was being helped off of the Romero Pools trail in Catalina State Park Saturday night after becoming dehydrated.

May 31, 2014 7:47 pmLoading…

Hiker injured in Gates Pass fall

Crews from Northwest fire are working to rescue a hiker who fell at Gates Pass. 

April 16, 2014 12:12 pm
Rose Canyon Lake reopens

Rose Canyon Lake reopens

Rose Canyon Lake — a popular woodsy destination for anglers, campers and picnickers — reopens today for the summer season.

April 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Gym for Parkinson's patients is growing

Gym for Parkinson's patients is growing

A little more than two years have passed since a small gym, sandwiched between a church and discount grocery store on West Fort Lowell Road, opened for people with Parkinson’s disease.

March 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Centsible Mom: Free, cheap, fun things to do over rodeo weekend

Centsible Mom: Free, cheap, fun things to do over rodeo weekend

In honor of the rodeo, which kicks off with the famous Rodeo Parade on Thursday, most of Tucson’s kids have a four-day weekend. Lucky for us, there are free or cheap things to do around town to keep them busy.

February 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Hike off that holiday feast

Hike off that holiday feast

Perhaps your Christmas feast will consist of a few leafy greens, a small serving of tofu and a glass of spring water. Good for you.

December 23, 2013 1:00 pm Photos

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Trails to tranquillity

Trails to tranquillity

A hike, at its bare essence, is simply a vigorous venture out of the city and into the wild — a test of legs and lungs against a backdrop of scenic splendor.

December 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Redington Pass cleanup

Redington Pass cleanup

Gunfire no longer echoes across once-popular shooting sites in Redington Pass, and the U.S. Forest Service plans to resume environmental cleanup work Monday to analyze and remove soil contaminated by shooting debris.

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Hike off that Thanksgiving feast

Hike off that Thanksgiving feast

Perhaps your Thanksgiving feast consisted of a few leafy greens, a small serving of tofu and a glass of spring water. Good for you.

November 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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See the Catalinas now, but take toilet paper

See the Catalinas now, but take toilet paper

Trails and roads in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson are open during the government shutdown — and visitors to the heights will find cool autumn air and trees showing off in the golden hues of the season.

October 05, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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Woman rescued after 100-foot fall in Tucson-area canyon is ID'd

Woman rescued after 100-foot fall in Tucson-area canyon is ID'd

A 69-year-old woman was rescued from the Santa Rita Mountains Sunday afternoon after falling 100 feet into Box Canyon. The woman has been identified as Margaret Brummer, a Green Valley resident. A man scouting for deer in the canyon saw the woman's car parked on the side of the road Satu…

September 09, 2013 9:17 am
Madera Canyon in late-summer bloom

Madera Canyon in late-summer bloom

Nurturing monsoon rains and a moderate, mile-high climate have brought late-summer wildflowers and lush greenery to the Madera Canyon area south of Tucson.

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Do you see the lion a teen encountered on hike near Tucson?

Do you see the lion a teen encountered on hike near Tucson?

An 18-year-old man was injured Wednesday as he and a female hiking companion fled from a mountain lion on a trail at Catalina State Park north of Tucson, wildlife officials said.

August 14, 2013 3:28 pmLoading…

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