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by hikeaz
Nov 15 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hiking vehicles
Replies: 577
Views: 25582

Re: Hiking vehicles

....... Chevy Colorado ZR2- 2 inch factory lift, lockers front and rear, skid plates, racing suspension, and a diesel or gas option, or course manual or automatic trans. I usually avoid first model years like the plague. It will compete with Toyota Taco TRD high end which will be similarly priced. ...
by hikeaz
Nov 09 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Looking for a Hike
Topic: 3 day backpack from Miles Ranch - loop preferred
Replies: 6
Views: 211

Re: 3 day backpack from Miles Ranch - loop preferred

Generally water a short way down Fish Creek from Froggy.....
by hikeaz
Nov 09 2017 9:39 am
Forum: Grand Canyon Forum
Topic: Starbucks coming to Tusayan, Arizona
Replies: 23
Views: 550

Re: Starbucks coming to Tusayan, Arizona

http://ktar.com/story/1823384/town-near-grand-canyon-rejects-push-for-taller-buildings-2/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; FYI - Halvorson is the main player in the GCNP noise-maker biz, and owns IMAX , the Squire Inn, the water? company, all in Tusayan. Why did the town council vote t...
by hikeaz
Nov 08 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Bike, Camp, Climb, Kayak & etc
Topic: Climbers! - Reel Rock 12 at Pollack /Tempe and Sedona
Replies: 5
Views: 164

Climbers! - Reel Rock 12 at Pollack /Tempe and Sedona

https://reelrocktour.com/events/?tribe_paged=1&tribe_event_display=list&tribe_state=278-357-361-2306" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; REEL ROCK 12 premieres four new short films that will deliver heart-thumping action, big laughs, and pure inspiration. Featuring Margo Hayes, th...
by hikeaz
Nov 06 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: Grand Canyon Forum
Topic: Starbucks coming to Tusayan, Arizona
Replies: 23
Views: 550

Re: God help us.....

It's a town with a McDonald's, Wendy's, and Pizza Hut. How is a Starbucks suddenly the end of the world? :-k Always keep the parable about the free corn, the pigs and the fence(s) in-mind.. https://preview.tinyurl.com/y73tp4u5" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; & https://tinyurl.com...
by hikeaz
Nov 06 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Grand Canyon Forum
Topic: Starbucks coming to Tusayan, Arizona
Replies: 23
Views: 550

Starbucks coming to Tusayan, Arizona

A Starbucks coffee shop is currently under construction adjoining the Tusayan General Store. Location: 577 State Highway 64, Tusayan, Arizona Grand Opening: Dec. 22, 2017 Operation: The store will be operated by Delaware North, but is not part of the company's concessions contract with Grand Canyon ...
by hikeaz
Nov 01 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Grand Canyon Forum
Topic: Missing from Mather Point....
Replies: 0
Views: 89

Missing from Mather Point....

The National Park Service is conducting a search for a missing person within Grand Canyon National Park. Michael Legus, 39, of Tooele, UT, was last seen at 12:15 pm yesterday, October 31 at Mather Point. He is described as 6 feet tall, 230 pounds, with brown/gray hair, and hazel eyes. He was wearing...
by hikeaz
Oct 31 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: In the news...
Topic: Sailors rescued after 5 months at sea
Replies: 18
Views: 414

Re: Sailors rescued after 5 months at sea

@Alston_Neal
I assume that (since it's nice out and a night or two in the 'doghouse' would not kill you) you may have asked your wife.. "If I am MR. Doubting-Thomas.... :)
by hikeaz
Oct 31 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: In the news...
Topic: Sailors rescued after 5 months at sea
Replies: 18
Views: 414

Re: Sailors rescued after 5 months at sea

Alston_Neal wrote:When I saw the news last week I commented to my wife on how healthy they and the one dog looked, She gave me crap about being Mr. Doubting Thomas.
I said the exact same thing! My 's.o.' said I was/am a cynic - I plead guilty.
by hikeaz
Oct 31 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: In the news...
Topic: Sailors rescued after 5 months at sea
Replies: 18
Views: 414

Re: Sailors rescued after 5 months at sea

chumley wrote:Does this kind of dishonesty actually lead to book deals and subsequent real cash money

Love and Consequences, Misha, ($22M) Angel At the Fence (movie rights... $25M!)
by hikeaz
Oct 30 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Food/Recipes
Topic: Best place to grab a post-hike craft beer
Replies: 225
Views: 12883

Re: Best place to grab a post-hike craft beer

Divided Vine brings craft beer & hand pies to east Gilbert Divided Vine, a craft beer and wine bar that also serves hand pies, has opened on the northeast corner of Higley and Guadalupe in northeast Gilbert (+/- 2 miles south of 60 and/or 2.5 miles north of SanTan 202). The bar is located next ...
by hikeaz
Oct 27 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Flora & Fauna - Weather & Fire
Topic: Rattlesnake - Tortoise - double-decker desert duo
Replies: 9
Views: 198

Rattlesnake - Tortoise - double-decker desert duo

Oct. 26 (UPI) -- A man hiking through Arizona captured video of a bizarre "once in a lifetime" scene -- a rattlesnake hitching a ride on the back of a desert tortoise.
https://upi.com/6658375
by hikeaz
Oct 25 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: In the news...
Topic: Proposed NPS entrance fee increase during peak seasons
Replies: 37
Views: 1264

Re: Proposed NPS entrance fee increase during peak seasons

@hikeaz I don't follow the picture with the two bar graphs. In the first, for Demographics, the bars add up to 138%. In the second, for Income, the bars add up to 164%. Are the graphs out of whack or am I missing something? I did not either, as the bar graph is obtuse - however - see page 3 within ...
by hikeaz
Oct 25 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: In the news...
Topic: Proposed NPS entrance fee increase during peak seasons
Replies: 37
Views: 1264

Re: Proposed NPS entrance fee increase during peak seasons

Congress seems to be getting the message after years of complaints. In ' 16 lawmakers approved $547 million for maintenance in the current N.P. budget year, a $118 million increase over last year. The figure includes spending in the agency’s budget and in the five-year transportation bill Congress a...
by hikeaz
Oct 25 2017 11:12 am
Forum: In the news...
Topic: Proposed NPS entrance fee increase during peak seasons
Replies: 37
Views: 1264

Re: Proposed NPS entrance fee increase during peak seasons

I wonder what percentage of visitors to national parks (even the free ones -- which is the vast majority of them) are below the median income level. Does NPS gather visitation statistics like that? NOTE: To the overly-sensitive out there.... The graph below is NOT a race comment - merely a bar grap...
by hikeaz
Oct 24 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Flora & Fauna - Weather & Fire
Topic: Desert bighorn sheep poached near Yuma
Replies: 5
Views: 174

Desert bighorn sheep poached near Yuma

YUMA, Ariz. – The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking information about the recent poaching of a desert bighorn sheep that was found near Yuma, Ariz. A reward of up to $500 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the killing of the adult ram through th...
by hikeaz
Oct 12 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Political
Topic: Redflex Corruption
Replies: 376
Views: 16740

Re: Redflex Corruption

SeaTac, Washington Dumps Red Light Cameras 12 Oct 2017 City leaders in SeaTac, Washington were worried about doing business with Redflex Traffic Systems, a firm whose top executives were convicted of bribery. To avoid being associated with the Australian firm's "business practices," The s...
by hikeaz
Oct 10 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Backpackinglight.com Adventure Film Festival 11/9/17
Replies: 0
Views: 74

Backpackinglight.com Adventure Film Festival 11/9/17

The Backpackinglight.com Adventure Film Festival features films that tell stories about human-powered backcountry travel. Live screening: November 9, 2017 at the Magnolia Theatre, Fort Collins, Colorado! Proceeds from the event will benefit nonprofit trail advocacy organizations. Win outdoor gear an...
by hikeaz
Oct 10 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Shelter, Bags & Camp
Topic: Buyer beware: Wolf MTN Gear
Replies: 4
Views: 256

Re: Buyer beware: Wolf MTN Gear

Sounds like the Ratsack (AOG) guy's m.o. from a few years ago. (BTW - Ratsack is the product's name, my pre-apologies to any easily-offended rat-lovers)

Makes you wish that 'The Squirrel' was still in that business.....

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