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2012-04-14  

Cedar Basin Canyon Loop from Tortilla TH, AZ
2012-04-14
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Cedar Basin Canyon Loop from Tortilla TH, AZ 
Cedar Basin Canyon Loop from Tortilla TH, AZ
 
Hiking Apr 14 2012
hikerdw
Hiking14.60 Miles 1,885 AEG
Hiking14.60 Miles   6 Hrs   31 Mns   2.64 mph
1,885 ft AEG      59 Mns Break
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Hoolie Bacon Trail #111
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The hike, FR213 -> JF -> Hoolie Bacon -> up Cedar Basin Canyon -> check out Cedar Basin -> jump on the overgrown pack trail up and over down to Tortilla Creek -> Tortilla Creek back to Hoolie Bacon -> return back to the trail head.

Great hike on a cool April day with light snow showers off and on the entire trip. Cedar Basin Canyon was great and the basin area was beautiful. To our surprise, we ran right into an old corral right in the basin which I wasn't expecting since I hadn't seen anything on it or read about a corral in that area during my planning for this hike. Although we were able to locate the old pack trail that goes from the basin to Tortilla Creek, it was badly overgrown especially on the steep climb down. Tortilla Creek around Dogie Spring was really nice. Other than seeing 2 guys on a Polaris driving in on FR213 we had the entire area to ourselves. This area is great for solitude.
CultureHorseshoe
Named placeDogie Spring

Dogie Spring Dripping Dripping
Right after a recent storm.

Miller Spring Dripping Dripping
Very light, even after a recnt storm.
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