Photo taken December 2002. Also posted on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/Br2mi_LnRXK/
Photo taken October 2017. Also posted on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BsI0L7ln-OG/
One of my favorite urban hikes in Phoenix is what I call the Loop at Shaw Butte. It’s a roughly five-mile hike, has a lot of changes in elevation, and is relatively uncrowded. My preference is to start this hike about 20 minutes before sunrise.