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by Jame
Apr 15 2010 8:57 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Goats at Flat Iron?
Replies: 8
Views: 636

Re: Goats at Flat Iron?

Froth wrote:Alright, so I had a great time hiking Flat Iron, but at the end of the trip, we heard goats. Or at least a goatlike sound. Are there goats up there? Maybe it was a bird? I saw birds, but no four legged friends. Help me out here.
Goats? You're crazy... who were you hiking with? lol
by Jame
Apr 06 2010 8:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is there poision oak in AZ???? Help
Replies: 20
Views: 4456

Re: Is there poision oak in AZ???? Help

rdavisiii wrote:Since moving here I have had that same thing twice and only in the spring. I have had poison ivy really bad in the past and this was just like it but not as severe.
Was the culprit Fiddleneck?
by Jame
Apr 05 2010 10:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is there poision oak in AZ???? Help
Replies: 20
Views: 4456

Re: Is there poision oak in AZ???? Help

Jim Lyding wrote:How high up on your legs did you have the allergic reaction?

It's from the top of my ankle socks to my knee. Everything exposed, and mainly in the front like I walked through something..
by Jame
Apr 05 2010 9:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is there poision oak in AZ???? Help
Replies: 20
Views: 4456

Re: Is there poision oak in AZ???? Help

So I Googled Fiddleneck and instantly recognized it. I'm sure it's all over the North Mountain Preserve. Wikipedia says it's irritating to the skin. This makes sense, but was wondering why my reaction is so similar to poison oak. It didn't specify if the plant caused similar symptoms...
by Jame
Apr 05 2010 9:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is there poision oak in AZ???? Help
Replies: 20
Views: 4456

Re: Is there poision oak in AZ???? Help

Jame I think you probably had a brush with fiddleneck , it's all over in the preserves now. The tiny hairs on it are itchy city. Poison Ivy and sorts are more of a tree/shrub and can't survive in the valley deserts. Lots of it nearby in canyons that support micro climates, have more water and a sli...
by Jame
Apr 05 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is there poision oak in AZ???? Help
Replies: 20
Views: 4456

Is there poision oak in AZ???? Help

HI all - long time HIKEAZ guy, first time forum poster.... Let me preface this with a little background. #1 -I grew up in AZ and hiked EVERYWHERE in the desert. NEVER have I come across poison oak or anything similar as I made my way through bushes, scrubs, etc... #2 - I lived in Oregon for 10 years...
by Jame
Aug 19 2006 2:31 am
Forum: Looking for a Hike
Topic: The old stone house
Replies: 1
Views: 518

The old stone house

I'm shocked not to find any information on the old stone house hidden in the hills of the Estrella Mountains. Am I the only one aware of this secret? I would have thought others had been there and have posted a thing or two regarding the hike.

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