From 2000 to 2005 Bob Pekarske section-hiked the Arizona Trail. He
kept a journal of his hikes and it can be found on
Ultralight Adventure Equipment based in Logan, Utah has information
about the Arizona Trail on their web site. They have an online journal
of a trip taken in 2004 starting on
Scott Morris and Lee Blackwell rode the trail in 2005. Scott kept
a diary of his trip.
There is also a
journal with photos at this location.
Tim McCabe has an online journal of his 2006 south-to-north
trip by mountain bike. Great photos and a good narrative can be
found on his diary page.
Adam Bradley hiked the entire Arizona Trail in less than 31 days in 2007.
His journal of that trip can be found on the
trail journals website.
Dave Baker hiked the Arizona Trail and kept a journal. It can be found on the
Summit Hut website.
Sirena Dufault hiked the entire Arizona Trail to raise awareness for
Fibromyalgia. Her online journal can be found on her website:
Arizona Trail For Fibromyalgia.
After 4 years of segment riding the AZT via self-supported bike-packing,
Yuri Bahti finished in June of 2009. His trips are documented on the
Diane Wertz has ridden a mule on the Arizona Trail. Her blog can be
found on the Blogspot site.
Mike Hayes and his daughter Maureen did the Arizona Trail in sections.
He writes for the Arizona Republic and their blog can be found on the
Brian Tanzman hiked the AZT from north to south, finishing in October 2009.
His journal (with lots of useful information) can be found at the
Bill Leightenheimer section-hiked the trail and finished in October 2009.
His blog covers the areas of the trail from Washington Park TH (northeast of Payson)
to the Babbitt Ranch, and can be found
Kimberlie hiked the Arizona Trail in the spring of 2010. Information about
her trip can be found on her blog.
M. J. Eberhart (the Nimblewill Nomad) also hiked the trail in the spring of
2010. His journal with photos and videos can be found at
Chet Anderson (the Gray Ghost) also hiked the trail in 2010. His journal
can be found on
Ben Mayberry hiked the trail in 2011. His journal can be found
on his blog.
Annie and Desert Nomad completed a thru-hike of the AZT in 2011.
Her journal is called
Arizona Trail: The Epic Journey.
Francoise and Glenn hiked the trail north to south in 2012 and have a blog called
Up, Down 'n All Around.
Sarah Weatherby hiked the northern half of the trail in 2012 and wrote about her
adventures on a blog called
Ryan Carpenter hiked the trail in the spring of 2014. His journal about his trip
can be found on his blog called Another Long Walk.
Stacey and Bern hiked the trail in the autumn of 2014. You can read about their north
to south trip on
blog. And you can check out photos from their trip in
Matt "Sheriff Woody" Berger hiked the trail in the spring of 2015. His picture heavy
daily blog - with a lot of focus on the plants and animals along the trail as well as trail
life itself - can be found
Heather "Anish" Anderson hiked the trail in the fall of 2016. She set a new self-supported
Fastest Known Time (FKT) by finishing the trail in only 19 days, 17 hours and 9 minutes.
You can read about her adventure on
Journals from several other Arizona Trail thru-hikers can be found on the
Trail Journals web site.