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by Nay_Nay
Jul 19 2005 2:06 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: North Mtn. & Shaw Buttes
Replies: 3
Views: 779

North Mtn. & Shaw Buttes

I hike either North Mtn. or Shaw Buttes every weekday morning; however, I would like to try hiking both peaks on the weekend. Can someone tell me how many miles that would be and what trail to take? Also, there is a trail that starts in the parking lot (Starbucks) at 7th Street and Thunderbird. Whe...
by Nay_Nay
Jun 30 2005 8:54 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Hiking With Kids
Replies: 5
Views: 888

Thanks guys! :) I will definately try both of those trails sometime, but this weekend I'm looking for something around town. Any more ideas???
by Nay_Nay
Jun 30 2005 11:57 am
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Hiking With Kids
Replies: 5
Views: 888

Hiking With Kids

:?: I would like to take my grandchildren hiking this weekend. They are 3 and 4 years old. Does anybody have any ideas???
by Nay_Nay
May 16 2005 10:39 am
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Flies in the Superstitions
Replies: 4
Views: 1063

Thank you guys for your input! I guess I’ll wait until after summer to hike the Superstitions. Yes, there was a lot of stagnant water, so maybe that was the reason for all the flies. It was really crazy though because at the end of the trail there were so many flies that I could hardly see at times...
by Nay_Nay
May 14 2005 5:00 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Flies in the Superstitions
Replies: 4
Views: 1063

Flies in the Superstitions

I've been looking forward to hiking the Superstitions and thought I'd start out with the Hieroglyphics Trail for my first hike. BOY was I disappointed! Don't take me wrong, it's beautiful up there. BUT...... :x GRRRRrrrrrrrrrr.....There were soooooooo many darn flies!!! Is this just a seasonal thin...
by Nay_Nay
Apr 26 2005 8:27 am
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: 14er
Replies: 10
Views: 1013

AWWwwwwww..........IC.......Now I get it! :) Thanks for your help!
by Nay_Nay
Apr 26 2005 7:26 am
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: 14er
Replies: 10
Views: 1013

Okay......I know I'm gonna sound really dumb....BUT...what is a 14er??? :?: I'm new to all of this!
by Nay_Nay
Apr 15 2005 4:37 am
Forum: Fauna
Topic: Where do you see rattlesnakes?
Replies: 75
Views: 9370

OH MY!!!!!!!!! This has made me nervous! :o I absolutely HATE snakes and creepy crawly things. Mice and snakes on the trail........eeeeeeeekkkkkkkkssss! What have I gotten myself into???Maybe I'll just hike Squaw Peak in the mornings when a lot of other people are there until summer is over with :?:
by Nay_Nay
Apr 14 2005 8:44 am
Forum: Footwear & Trekking Poles
Topic: Hiking Boots and Stick
Replies: 23
Views: 2933

Thanks again everyone for all your help!!! By the way Abe, I love your stick :) I just think it might be too cumbersome for me…??? Another question……Does the pole/stick get in the way on the steeper trails like the ones at Picacho Peak where you have to use your hands too??? I haven't hiked there y...
by Nay_Nay
Apr 11 2005 7:42 pm
Forum: Footwear & Trekking Poles
Topic: Hiking Boots and Stick
Replies: 23
Views: 2933

Thank You!!!

Hey Guys........Thanks again for all the help! I didn't by a treking pole yet.....SO.....HUMmmmmmmm.....maybe I'll try a stick first before spending the money??? BUT.....Where would I find a stick like that? :)
by Nay_Nay
Apr 09 2005 5:13 am
Forum: Footwear & Trekking Poles
Topic: Hiking Boots and Stick
Replies: 23
Views: 2933

WONDERFUL.........Thanks everyone for all your help!!! Looks like I'll be shopping today, after my hike of course. :)
by Nay_Nay
Apr 08 2005 10:10 am
Forum: Footwear & Trekking Poles
Topic: Hiking Boots and Stick
Replies: 23
Views: 2933

Hiking Boots and Stick

Okay.....I'm new to this :)

I go hiking every day......Squaw Peak......BUT........I hike in my tennis shoes. They are so comfortable. Are hiking boots a necessity when doing longer hikes :?: Also, what about the hiking stick? What are the pros and cons?

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