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by hikeaz
Jun 18 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Woodbury Fire - Superstition Wilderness
Replies: 94
Views: 3935

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: 8
Views: 381

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: 568

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: 402
Views: 19844

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: 671

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: 8
Views: 619

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: 698

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: 402
Views: 19844

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: 575

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: 675

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....
by hikeaz
Mar 22 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Political
Topic: Death Valley N.P. enlarged
Replies: 16
Views: 675

Re: Death Valley N.P. enlarged

I considered not posting this DVNP news - figuring that it may, for some devolve into a Trump-hate receptacle vs. merely taken at face value. Guess my crystal ball was seeing 20-20.
by hikeaz
Mar 22 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Political
Topic: Death Valley N.P. enlarged
Replies: 16
Views: 675

Death Valley N.P. enlarged

DEATH VALLEY, CA – The largest national park outside of Alaska just got bigger. On March 12, President Trump signed public lands legislation that included several changes to Death Valley National Park. The John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act (Public Law 116-9) transferr...
by hikeaz
Mar 19 2019 10:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: Sabino Canyon Recreation Area Shuttle
Replies: 4
Views: 377

Re: Sabino Canyon Recreation Area Shuttle

There will be only 3 vehicles for the first few days of shuttle service on the Upper Sabino Canyon route, due to a windshield being replaced on the fourth vehicle. How many days does it take to replace a windshield? They should bring it to the local Circle K, and some pestering guy who won't leave ...
by hikeaz
Mar 19 2019 8:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Sabino Canyon Recreation Area Shuttle
Replies: 4
Views: 377

Re: Sabino Canyon Recreation Area Shuttle

(March 18, 2019) – Following issuance of a special use permit to the Regional Partnering Center (RPC) to operate a shuttle service in the Sabino Canyon Recreation Area, RPC started the transitional shuttle service on March 18. Although the transitional service will be fully operational, implementati...
by hikeaz
Mar 18 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: AZT Hiking
Topic: Checklist for Passage 1 through 3
Replies: 10
Views: 582

Re: Checklist for Passage 1 through 3

The guthook app seems popular. [ Guthook's AZT app ]
Or maybe better....join the ATA and download detailed maps (included with membership). https://aztrail.org/explore/maps/topo-maps/
by hikeaz
Mar 12 2019 8:28 am
Forum: AZT Hiking
Topic: Checklist for Passage 1 through 3
Replies: 10
Views: 582

Re: Checklist for Passage 1 through 3

jtwolfman wrote:
Mar 08 2019 7:27 am
Does anyone have a backpack contents checklist for a first timer on passages 1 through 3?
What time of year? That would help folks 'frame' their answers to your inquiry.
by hikeaz
Mar 08 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: AZT Hiking
Topic: Mormon Lake Resupply
Replies: 3
Views: 302

Re: Mormon Lake Resupply

I have heard conflicting reports about how good resupplying at Mormon lake is. Some say it is not adequate, others says it is. Should I mail a resupply box or resupply there? What is your take on this? I am starting my hike on March 23, going northbound. Either Mike may know, or maybe send your ite...
by hikeaz
Mar 07 2019 9:14 am
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: Looking for a Ride Up to Woodbury or Rogers Trough TH
Replies: 3
Views: 162

Re: Looking for a Ride Up to Woodbury or Rogers Trough TH

As a backup plan you could consider starting/finishing at the Reavis TH off of Apache Trail.
by hikeaz
Mar 07 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Gear
Topic: Snake Gaiters -worth it?
Replies: 41
Views: 1629

Re: Snake Gaiters -worth it?

................... What are the odds of getting bit twice by a rattlesnake? It increases if you try and PICK THEM UP ! http://ktar.com/story/2471480/phoenix-man-makes-medical-history-as-rattlesnake-bite-patient/ Just walk AROUND the little guy! There's slow and then there is S------L------O-----W...

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