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by Sun_Ray
Sep 29 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Flora & Fauna - Weather & Fire
Topic: Sears Fire
Replies: 28
Views: 964

Re: Sears Fire

Best map I was able to find this morning. Time stamp yesterday 12:17 PM.
by Sun_Ray
Sep 26 2020 7:05 am
Forum: Flora & Fauna - Weather & Fire
Topic: Sears Fire
Replies: 28
Views: 964

Re: Sears Fire

I’m 13 miles SW of Sears Kay Ruins and there is a strong smell of smoke in the air.
by Sun_Ray
Aug 22 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: McDowell Fire?
Replies: 2
Views: 272

Re: McDowell Fire?

Fire out...all trailheads will open Sunday at 5:20 AM 👍
by Sun_Ray
Aug 22 2020 11:52 am
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: McDowell Fire?
Replies: 2
Views: 272

Re: McDowell Fire?

@LosDosSloFolks Here's this mornings update from the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy sent to Stewards. The City of Scottsdale provides this information. "Just a brief update to share that the southern Preserve will remain closed through end of Sunday. Unless the situation gets worse these trailheads w...
by Sun_Ray
May 31 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Sawtooth Fire
Replies: 63
Views: 2863

Re: Here we go again...

@AZLumberjack Surprised you’re still in the area. When are you headed to your cooler place?
by Sun_Ray
May 31 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Ocotillo Fire
Replies: 22
Views: 1354

Re: Here we go again...

@LosDosSloFolks
A few of the DC 10's fly low over our house to and from the fire area. Agree a BIG bird flying loudly and low!
by Sun_Ray
May 22 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: Palatkwapi
Replies: 16
Views: 3196

Re: Palatkwapi

@Hansenaz
Yes, passed away on March 4, 2018
by Sun_Ray
May 18 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: East Desert Fire
Replies: 30
Views: 1449

Re: East Desert Fire

@LosDosSloFolks That’s the plane that flew low over our house a few hours ago. Orange and white, DC 10? Wonder where they go to pick up water?
by Sun_Ray
May 20 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Lost & Found
Topic: lost wallet [Found]
Replies: 2
Views: 1147

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: 690

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: 6205

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: 29
Views: 2422

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: 520

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: 944

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: 3063

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: 8894

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: 903

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: 3139

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: 209
Views: 18700

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: 574

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.

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