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by Sun_Ray
May 20 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Lost & Found
Topic: lost wallet [Found]
Replies: 2
Views: 987

Re: lost wallet

@te_wa The Tom’s Thumb Trailhead is managed by the City of Scottsdale staff at Pinnacle Peak Park. If everyone follows procedures that’s where the wallet should end up. The McDowell Sonoran Conservancy volunteer Stewards man that TH, this time of year, only on weekends from 8-noon. If the wallet is...
by Sun_Ray
Mar 20 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Whazzit???
Replies: 18
Views: 468

Re: Whazzit???

@LosDosSloFolks I’m guessing the terrain has changed since the fence was installed. Whenever I see it I always stop to wonder how it works.
by Sun_Ray
Sep 02 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Lightning safety when hiking
Replies: 51
Views: 5500

Re: Lightning safety when hiking

I know a camera man, actually a women who was working the game and posted on Facebook some very close lighting pics. Thanks for the reminder of the safety rules.
by Sun_Ray
Jun 22 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: GPS & Electronic
Topic: Smart Outdoor Watch-What do you wear?
Replies: 16
Views: 814

Re: Smart Outdoor Watch-What do you wear?

@cactuscat Wife has had a baby-g for about as long as you have and I keep asking her if she wants a new watch.....answer is always no need.
by Sun_Ray
Feb 26 2018 6:56 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Coleman Lantern for Sale
Replies: 2
Views: 353

Re: Coleman Lantern for Sale

@outdoor_lover
I’m keeping mine....to many fond memories of the early camping days with my parents.
by Sun_Ray
Sep 12 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Looking for a Hike
Topic: Ideas needed for glamping trip
Replies: 21
Views: 702

Re: Ideas needed for glamping trip

While this does not meet your isolated criteria it's worked for my Scottsdale princess. Christopher Creek Camp Ground on the mogollon rim has worked for us. Need something you forgot or an ice cream bar...hit close by town of Christopher Creek. Pay showers are just up the road at Canyon Point Campgo...
by Sun_Ray
Aug 16 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Astronomy/Sky
Topic: Total Eclipse of the sun, August 21
Replies: 46
Views: 2501

Re: Total Eclipse of the sun, August 21

@DarthStiller
I"m always amazed at the music you like! Got to admit I LOL on this one and stayed with it to see if I was going to see some buttcrack (:
by Sun_Ray
Jun 29 2017 6:46 am
Forum: HAZ - Member Related
Topic: Joe Bartels hiking injury
Replies: 64
Views: 7413

Re: Joe Bartels hiking injury

I'm just getting over the news of your accident. All the hard work you've done to keep your body in shape will pay huge dividends in your recovery. Hang in there!
by Sun_Ray
Feb 02 2017 6:01 am
Forum: In the news...
Topic: "Giant fissure in Arizona" is all over the news
Replies: 8
Views: 676

Re: "Giant fissure in Arizona" is all over the news

Posting at 3:12 AM??? Is that a normal get up time for you or are just going to bed :D
by Sun_Ray
Dec 04 2016 11:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: 2017 Hazolutions
Replies: 44
Views: 2628

Re: 2017 Hazolutions

Happy Holidays to everyone! A day does not go by without checking hikearizona.com....its an enjoyable part of everyday. I did not have any hiking goals at the start of this year but at the 6 month mark I saw I had a shot at 400 miles. I've not done 400 since 2012. Looks like I'll make it. At my age ...
by Sun_Ray
Nov 27 2016 11:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: HAZ Window Decal: Whose looks best? (-:
Replies: 179
Views: 13149

Re: HAZ Window Decal: Whose looks best? (-:

@Crzy4AZ
I think Joe will have some, but if not I've got a few.
by Sun_Ray
Nov 07 2016 6:52 am
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Horton / Tonto creek cattle drive?
Replies: 11
Views: 532

Re: Horton / Tonto creek cattle drive?

While fishing Tonto up by the hatchery heard rustling in the bushes and thought it was a big bear! Yes cattle were distructive in this area.
by Sun_Ray
Apr 06 2016 5:57 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Looking for beta on Spur Cross - Cave Creek Regional
Replies: 3
Views: 217

Re: Looking for beta on Spur Cross - Cave Creek Regional

The signage has greatly improved over the last few years. Trails are now easy to follow in and out of Spur Cross. @dearth stiller had hiked this area and should be able to add imput.
by Sun_Ray
Apr 02 2016 5:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 9 year anniversary HAZ
Replies: 5
Views: 385

Re: 9 year anniversary HAZ

Agree, HAZ has been a very important daily part of my life for 11 of the 12 years I've been in AZ. Gave me the opportunity to meet friends Laurie and Angela.
by Sun_Ray
Mar 07 2016 4:15 pm
Forum: Looking for a Hike
Topic: utah favorites
Replies: 24
Views: 1433

Re: utah favorites

@trekkin gecko Really enjoyed the confluence hike. Neat to see the two rivers merge with their different colors.We were in Moab when "Jeep Week" was going on.....100's for off road vehicles! Nothing to pass on about lodging or restaurants as were just OK. We did Dead Horse State Park as a drive thr...
by Sun_Ray
Oct 31 2015 11:23 am
Forum: Fitness & Health
Topic: Balancing Hiking with Strength Training
Replies: 44
Views: 2921

Re: Balancing Hiking with Strength Training

For years I did not do 'legs' with my gym workout as why should I.... I hike a lot. Then during knee replacement rehab I learned many leg exercises and started doing them on a routine bases. I found that my hiking strength greatly improved as I continued to do a 'legs' once or twice a week. I hike j...
by Sun_Ray
Oct 02 2015 11:28 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fly Fishing Oak Creek
Replies: 5
Views: 1311

Re: Fly Fishing Oak Creek

@Ddub I start at west fork and walk about 1/3 of a mile then fish up stream back to parking lot. Have not been there in about 6 months as fire damage brought a lot of silt into the area. They stopped stocking because of this but back to stocking. Have had the best luck with small Adams. I'd rate it...
by Sun_Ray
Jul 06 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Your workout hike?
Replies: 43
Views: 2736

Re: Your workout hike?

I know it's crowded but mine is Pinnacle Peak. With all the people... I checkout what shoes they wearing or just checkout the Scottsdale ladies! I've done it almost 200 times since the first time in August of 2005. It's easy for me to monitor the shape I'm in by time and heart rate. I've met a lot o...
by Sun_Ray
Jun 22 2015 11:28 am
Forum: Grand Canyon Forum
Topic: Fire destroys historic Marble Canyon Lodge
Replies: 16
Views: 3279

Re: Fire destroys historic Marble Canyon Lodge

@azbackpackr
Thanks for taking the time to give us a good update.

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