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Courtesy Photos Bill Andrus stands on a burrow trail he came across while walking this spring in Arizona near Yuma.

The Hiking Grandpa: Bill Andrus spends winters hiking in Arizona

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Bill Andrus likes to hike and bike along burrow trails or through cactus in quest of an unexplored Arizona canyon or ravine.

The 67-year-old from Dickinson doesn't fear encounters with an occasional rattlesnake, lizard, tarantula or kit fox. He's gotten in more trouble with patrols guarding the Yuma Proving Grounds or Mexican-American border.


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