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by Nighthiker
Aug 24 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: 44? Hikers Rescued from Lost Dutchman State Park Overnight
Replies: 8
Views: 385

Re: 44? Hikers Rescued from Lost Dutchman State Park Overnight

Another example of people doing things in a group that otherwise would not do by themselves.
by Nighthiker
Jul 21 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Museum Fire
Replies: 33
Views: 1538

Re: Museum Fire

Several other fires this weekend including one North of Roosevelt Lake and the one near Kinder Crossing put out a huge smoke smoke plume before 10 am. Museum Fire will be a tough fight.
by Nighthiker
Jun 28 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless weather chit chat
Replies: 6043
Views: 196120

Re: Mindless weather chit chat

Cicadas are singing between Payson and Sunflower.
by Nighthiker
Jun 07 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Mountain Fire
Replies: 5
Views: 297

Re: Mountain Fire

Now reported as 5,000 acres (I noted the fire info update at 9 pm) and first reported just before noon.
by Nighthiker
Jun 03 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Coldwater Fire - Mogollon Rim Ranger District
Replies: 24
Views: 1288

Coldwater Fire - Mogollon Rim Ranger District

Apx. Four miles South of Clint's Well (Also know as Happy Jack)and apx. 475 acres. Big smoke plum late this afternoon.
by Nighthiker
May 21 2019 6:14 am
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Maverick Fire
Replies: 3
Views: 349

Re: Maverick Fire

Photograph taken on 5/18 from the Payson Airport.
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by Nighthiker
May 15 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Looking for a Hike
Topic: Pine/Payson - Quick overnighter ??
Replies: 2
Views: 278

Re: Pine/Payson - Quick overnighter ??

High winds and a front moving through. Pine Trailhead and head South along the Arizona Trail to the Oak Springs area.
by Nighthiker
May 11 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless weather chit chat
Replies: 6043
Views: 196120

Re: Mindless weather chit chat

Much like a Monsoon type storm this afternoon in Rim Country, but I did not hear the cicadas singing last week while out on the desert
by Nighthiker
Apr 29 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Road Conditions
Topic: WCC Bullpen Road Closed
Replies: 2
Views: 247

Re: WCC Bullpen Road Closed

Any bighorn sheep sightings ?
by Nighthiker
Apr 25 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: Thru back and bike packers AZ Trail
Replies: 0
Views: 152

Thru back and bike packers AZ Trail

Lot of backpackers coming through Payson this past week heading Northbound. It appears most are exiting at Doll Baby and restart at the Pine Trail head. Also a lot of Bikepackers have come through town racing on most portions of the AZ Trail. Lot of folks from Europe and riding 29" wheeled full susp...
by Nighthiker
Apr 16 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: Completing the highline trail - 3rd time is the charm
Replies: 8
Views: 713

Re: Completing the highline trail - 3rd time is the charm

Tonto National Forest has issued a camping closure for the area that Horton Springs is located and this area is apx. one square mile. The title of the closure states camping closure but the closure notice itself appears to be a full closure.
by Nighthiker
Feb 22 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless weather chit chat
Replies: 6043
Views: 196120

Re: Mindless weather chit chat

It finally stopped up here in Payson.
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by Nighthiker
Feb 13 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Weather
Topic: Western Drought
Replies: 46
Views: 2570

Re: Western Drought

Locally, C. C. Cragin (formally Blue Ridge) is reportedly at 87 % and still rising.
by Nighthiker
Feb 05 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Political
Topic: Restoring the Arizona State Parks Heritage Fund
Replies: 2
Views: 191

Re: Restoring the Arizona State Parks Heritage Fund

Thank you for posting been working on this for awhile. I encourage those who enjoy Outdoor and Outback Arizona to contact their state legislators to pass this bill.
by Nighthiker
Jan 09 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Fatalities
Topic: Bones Near the Barnhardt Trailhead
Replies: 13
Views: 1281

Re: Bones Near the Barnhardt Trailhead

Article in the Payson Roundup on 1/8 states the remains have been identified as Daniel M. Andrews of the valley according to Sgt. Paul Hornung of the Gila County Sheriff's Office.
by Nighthiker
Oct 24 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless weather chit chat
Replies: 6043
Views: 196120

Re: Mindless weather chit chat

Later in the day I visited See Canyon after a hail storm and heavy rainfall. I just went to the first crossing and did not go further due to potential of flash flooding
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by Nighthiker
Oct 24 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless weather chit chat
Replies: 6043
Views: 196120

Re: Mindless weather chit chat

1.27 inch of rain at home yesterday while I was visiting Tonto, Horton and See Canyon. While visiting Tonto and Horton I could here thunder and flashes of lightning so I decided to postpone Horton Creek. Stopped by Christopher Creek Campground and the ford was closed due to flooding [attachment=0]DS...
by Nighthiker
Oct 21 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless weather chit chat
Replies: 6043
Views: 196120

Re: Mindless weather chit chat

Just South of Payson today, and wished I had made a trip SE of Florence Junction or even Florence.
by Nighthiker
Oct 21 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Aravaipa Flash Flood & Rescues
Replies: 10
Views: 641

Re: Aravaipa Flash Flood & Rescues

Thank you for posting, glad and thankfully no deaths or serious injuries.
by Nighthiker
Oct 17 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Incorrect distance measurement
Replies: 2
Views: 199

Re: Incorrect distance measurement

That correct if its a loop hike :D

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