The Apache Leap And Apache Tears

These small obsidian stones and volcanic glass are what’s known as “Apache Tears.” The story goes… In the 1870s, the military ambushed several scores of the Apache tribe on a cliff overlooking what is now known as Superior, Arizona. Many Apache were killed on the spot, and those that remained chose suicide as they ran …

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A Beautiful Day In The Superstition Wilderness

It was around 2 years ago when I first started my weekly adventures. I’ve been all over the great State of Arizona since then, but there is one place that continually calls me back—the Superstition Wilderness. I recently took my hiking buddy and his daughters to experience the legendary wilderness for themselves. We started early, …

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The Apache Death Cave

The Apache Death Cave 𝗪𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗯𝗲𝗴𝗮𝗻: In 1878, still decades before Two Guns would become a town, Apache raiders attacked an encampment of Navajo. They killed every man, woman, and child, with the exception of 3 girls, which they took prisoner. This all took place close to the Little Colorado River. When Navajo …

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