Hermosa Tours Self-Guided Trips: Arizona Trail
by Ross Downard
In this day and age in the Lower 48, true adventure is getting harder to find, and going out and getting lost is almost a thing of the past. Hermosa Tours has found a way to put this kind of uncertainty back in the Sonoran Desert, specifically in a one-hundred-mile section of the Arizona Trail that is nearly all singletrack.
“Remote” barely describes the areas you’ll pedal across on a four-day trip through one of the most rugged deserts in the nation. The idea for Hermosa’s self-guided tour is for a group to set off without guides or trailside support, finding their own way to semi-supported camps each night. While the company transports your gear and sets up camp, you’re entirely on your own getting there and doing the cooking.
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