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by hikeaz
Jul 21 2019 9:45 am
Forum: South Rim
Topic: Royal Arch Route Trip Coming Up...
Replies: 12
Views: 1225

Re: Royal Arch Route Trip Coming Up...

joebartels wrote:
Jul 20 2019 8:14 pm
Royal Arch down creek to Elves Chasm is a serious rappel.
[ youtube video ]
by hikeaz
Jul 17 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Bike, Camp, Climb, Kayak & etc
Topic: Proposed fee changes for Mogollon Rim campgrounds
Replies: 18
Views: 3753

Re: Proposed fee changes for Mogollon Rim campgrounds

(Note how they 'spin' it to say cesspool as opposed to 'septic tank' which is the more common nomenclature). Playing the 'headline game' to appeal to those who feel they are 'too busy' to educate themselves. They use the term "cesspool" because that is the term the EPA used in the press release as ...
by hikeaz
Jul 16 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Bike, Camp, Climb, Kayak & etc
Topic: Proposed fee changes for Mogollon Rim campgrounds
Replies: 18
Views: 3753

Re: Proposed fee changes for Mogollon Rim campgrounds

Less and less campgrounds, higher and higher NFS budgets - Who loses? Guess... https://ktar.com/story/2656284/epa-orders-closures-of-15-cesspools-in-arizona-national-forests/ (Note how they 'spin' it to say cesspool as opposed to 'septic tank' which is the more common nomenclature). Playing the 'hea...
by hikeaz
Jul 16 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Kinder Crossing after the Tinder Fire
Replies: 8
Views: 2334

Re: Kinder Crossing after the Tinder Fire

Lame video, but it appears that there are still SOME trees..... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxV0YNTumP8 Also ran across this brief, recent trip report from about June 20th... The video may have been BEFORE Coldwater... "The Coldwater fire went through this area a week or so ago. It is sad to see...
by hikeaz
Jul 09 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Political
Topic: Redflex Corruption
Replies: 403
Views: 21032

Re: Redflex Corruption

Never seen the gub'ment fight so hard for citizens' 'safety'.... Eight $MILLION collected from a city of just 15,000. Florida's auditor general has caught a city misusing red light camera cash and other funds belonging to the state. According to a report released on June 28, Opa-Locka, a city of 15...
by hikeaz
Jul 08 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Bike, Camp, Climb, Kayak & etc
Topic: Proposed fee changes for Mogollon Rim campgrounds
Replies: 18
Views: 3753

Re: Proposed fee changes for Mogollon Rim campgrounds

Since 1990 the population of Arizona has doubled . Can anyone think of a NEW F.S. campground being built/established? I can think of many that have CLOSED, some 'remodeled'; but any NEW ones? I see new USFS buildings, many, many new FS Vehicles (usually parked), but new CAMPGROUNDS? :-k Where are th...
by hikeaz
Jul 07 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Looking for a Hike
Topic: Mt Charleston primitive camping w/ car
Replies: 6
Views: 1139

Re: Mt Charleston primitive camping w/ car

There is free camping off of Harris Mtn. Rd as well as some sites on Telephone Canyon Rd.. and Champion Road which is also called Road 203. From July3, 201 5 "Spring Mountains National Recreation Area is expected to fill up fast this holiday weekend, and there just aren’t enough developed campsites ...
by hikeaz
Jun 29 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Looking for a Hike
Topic: overnight kayak Lake Powell?
Replies: 10
Views: 1321

Re: overnight kayak Lake Powell?

June 4 - 2019 LEES FERRY, Ariz. — A longtime fly fishing outfitter on the Colorado River is now offering a new way to explore the river. Kayak Horseshoe Bend i s a service of Lees Ferry Anglers, a licensed guide service owned and operated on the Colorado River by Terry and Wendy Gunn. The Gunn’s hav...
by hikeaz
Jun 20 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Woodbury Fire - Superstition Wilderness
Replies: 211
Views: 12976

Re: Woodbury Fire - Superstition Wilderness

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office issued an evacuation alert for the Roosevelt Lake area as the Woodbury Fire edged closer to inhabited property. (Fire is now >50,000 acres)
by hikeaz
Jun 18 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Woodbury Fire - Superstition Wilderness
Replies: 211
Views: 12976

Re: Woodbury Fire - Superstition Wilderness

The Fireline 'Trail'https://hikearizona.com/decoder.php?ZTN=16302 was a bulldozer 'cut' from a fire fighting effort in 1966 (Iron Fire). The Iron Mountain Burn in 1966 destroyed most of the tall timber south of the Reavis Ranch toward Reavis Gap. I think they lost about 2,000 acres of Ponderosa pine...
by hikeaz
Jun 04 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Looking for a Hike
Topic: overnight kayak Lake Powell?
Replies: 10
Views: 1321

Re: overnight kayak Lake Powell?

I have camped at Ferry Swale a few times and used Colorado River Discovery for about $50 for 2 with canoe and gear and (on the side) we had, in the past had a boatman pick up items in Page overnight & deliver the next day- YRMV.. HOWEVER... WRA* has more recently cornered the market on this stretch ...
by hikeaz
May 03 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Fatalities
Topic: 16 y.o. Boy Scout Dies on Picacho Peak
Replies: 6
Views: 690

Re: 16 y.o. Boy Scout Dies on Picacho Peak

Media always seem to hype the 'water' issue...none of these trails are long or arduous to become 'critically' dehydrated in just an hour or two. My senses If I had any) would point to heat stroke. Regardless of THIS outcome, the media could do the recreational hiker base a service by being education...
by hikeaz
Apr 30 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Political
Topic: Redflex Corruption
Replies: 403
Views: 21032

Re: Redflex Corruption

Massachusetts: (Scummy) Ticket Quota Cop Wants To Avoid Jail Time Daren DeJong...A former Massachusetts state trooper who admitted he ripped off federal taxpayers (lied) and issued bogus speeding tickets (stole) is now begging a US District Court judge for leniency. Daren DeJong, 57, took home a ne...
by hikeaz
Apr 22 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: Completing the highline trail - 3rd time is the charm
Replies: 8
Views: 768

Re: Completing the highline trail - 3rd time is the charm

36 261.58 Occupancy and use. When provided by an order, the following are prohibited: (a)Camping for a period longer than allowed by the order. (b) Entering or using a developed recreation site or portion thereof. (c) Entering or remaining in a campground during night periods prescribed in the order...
by hikeaz
Apr 03 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: South Rim
Topic: Royal Arch Route Trip Coming Up...
Replies: 12
Views: 1225

Re: Royal Arch Route Trip Coming Up...

If you do not hear back here, I would call the BCO. They are significantly better than most gubment types about maintaining current beta. I have been 4 times....I am not sure that the 'rappel' needs gear. It is a short down-climb (handline & gloves advised), looking at first glance much more dauntin...
by hikeaz
Mar 29 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: Looking for short scenic Supes route
Replies: 16
Views: 814

Re: Looking for short scenic Supes route

The eastern Sups are much less-traveled and have more trees (although not up to the Rim's crop). Loop hikes are possible. You may consider heading there.
by hikeaz
Mar 26 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Political
Topic: Redflex Corruption
Replies: 403
Views: 21032

Re: Redflex Corruption

The ex-wife of a school bus camera company CEO will be held accountable for her alleged role in ripping off taxpayers in Dallas, Texas. County Judge Eric Moye on Friday ruled that Margaret Leonard will have to turn over evidence to the committee charged with clawing back some of the $185 million los...
by hikeaz
Mar 26 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Road Conditions
Topic: WB US60 to close in Tempe
Replies: 8
Views: 657

Re: WB US60 to close in Tempe

Comments close April 1st (No foolin') Comment form link > https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZG8N3XG The Arizona Department of Transportation, in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration and the Maricopa Association of Governments, is studying and designing preliminary concepts for improvemen...
by hikeaz
Mar 22 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Political
Topic: Death Valley N.P. enlarged
Replies: 16
Views: 779

Re: Death Valley N.P. enlarged

sidhayes wrote:
Mar 22 2019 6:47 pm
@SAMBA
Have a pen? Write the WH and try to have it reversed.
Yep! Always better to light a candle than curse the darkness....

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