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by Nighthiker
May 31 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Foot gear survey - What are your favorite's?
Replies: 72
Views: 5431

Re: Foot gear survey - What are your favorite's?

Belleville Boots, Model C390 and 590. Vibram lug pattern, padded collar. Available in wide for my wide feet. Dunham Cloud for low desert trail boot. Spenco insoles.
by Nighthiker
May 02 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Fauna
Topic: Arizona wildlife sightings
Replies: 67
Views: 6291

Re: Arizona wildlife sightings

Which route did you take ? Both Rocky Mountain and Desert Bighorn up there.
by Nighthiker
Apr 30 2021 7:16 am
Forum: Fatalities
Topic: Recent death & rescue in Death Valley NP
Replies: 7
Views: 852

Re: Recent death & rescue in Death Valley NP

Only had two flats once since I was with another Jeep driver and just borrowed a spare from them. When I was in the Santa Teresa's another Jeep driver had two flats and I lent them my spare. When I had my first Jeep, I was using Armstrong True Tracs and they were 8 ply and its not the same tread des...
by Nighthiker
Apr 23 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Monsoon On The Way!!
Replies: 33
Views: 5371

Re: Monsoon On The Way!!

Nice little rain shower last night after midnight to about 3:30 am, postponed the hike and enjoyed the light rainfall.
by Nighthiker
Apr 18 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Road Conditions
Topic: SR87 - aka Beeline Hwy
Replies: 63
Views: 5981

Re: SR87 - aka Beeline Hwy

Thanks for posting, two trips to the valley next week, think they are also doing work along the Bush Hiway as well.
by Nighthiker
Apr 13 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Mt Hopkins -- is the observatory still kicking hikers off the mountain?
Replies: 21
Views: 1722

Re: Mt Hopkins -- is the observatory still kicking hikers off the mountain?

Lug a telescope with you, trespass security will be doing this :-k while you hike thru.
by Nighthiker
Apr 11 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Deer Creek Trail #45, RV Parking
Replies: 12
Views: 1009

Re: Deer Creek Trail #45, RV Parking

Was down in the Rye Basin Thursday morning, thought I noted an RV also noted a light colored vehicle heading up to the trailhead quite fast.
by Nighthiker
Apr 09 2021 8:08 am
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Margo Fire
Replies: 4
Views: 614

Re: Margo Fire

@RedRoxx44
There was a large 2 story Adobe building that had a very cool shaped metal roof. Though old and rough condition it was a interesting building.
by Nighthiker
Apr 08 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Margo Fire
Replies: 4
Views: 614

Re: Margo Fire

Sent down there several times during my career. Beside the fire we had to deal with bees and snakes. More bees and really big unhappy snakes.
by Nighthiker
Mar 30 2021 1:57 am
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Deer Creek Trail #45, RV Parking
Replies: 12
Views: 1009

Re: Deer Creek Trail #45, RV Parking

No designated camp sites on the Barnhardt or 414. Barnhardt road is rocky when you make the left turn heading west for the most part. The section before you make the turn overlooks Rye Creek and on the East bank of Rye Creek is a shotgun range. 414 road is the original Roosevelt to Payson Hiway sect...
by Nighthiker
Mar 29 2021 10:04 am
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Deer Creek Trail #45, RV Parking
Replies: 12
Views: 1009

Re: Deer Creek Trail #45, RV Parking

Lot of folks camping along the road to Barnhart TH. this morning.
by Nighthiker
Mar 13 2021 12:40 pm
Forum: Looking for a Hike
Topic: Dispersed camping in snow
Replies: 7
Views: 676

Re: Dispersed camping in snow

Campground at Clint's Well is open, right off the hiway.
by Nighthiker
Mar 06 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Bike, Camp, Climb, Kayak & etc
Topic: Beginner bikepacking suggestions?
Replies: 14
Views: 1071

Re: Beginner bikepacking suggestions?

The Control Road from Tonto Village to AZ 87 South of Pine, limited water though. Check weather and depending on your gear you can do this one now. In late April or May, The General Crook Trail from Woods Canyon Lake to Willow Springs Lake and to Black Canyon Lake. May, Arizona Trail from AZ 87 Trai...
by Nighthiker
Feb 15 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: The Goldfields
Replies: 6
Views: 807

The Goldfields

I am glad to note the hikes in the Goldfields by the visitors to this site. I would hear about folks who hiked or visited the various wilderness areas in Arizona and I would offer that there are some neat and unique areas that are not designated wilderness areas. I enjoyed living in the foothills of...
by Nighthiker
Feb 12 2021 8:40 pm
Forum: Grand Canyon Forum
Topic: Mapping and surveying GC through history
Replies: 17
Views: 1546

Re: Mapping and surveying GC through history

I am going to be busy, thank you for the link.
by Nighthiker
Feb 09 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Arizona National Scenic Trail
Topic: Hammock use
Replies: 25
Views: 5426

Re: Hammock use

I used a hammock in the past but I thought to a bear I looked like a food bag.
by Nighthiker
Feb 06 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Bush Fire
Replies: 165
Views: 10545

Re: Bush Fire

Thanks for the info rescheduled some appointments the next two weeks to the afternoon hope to get a sunrise hike on the way to the valley.
by Nighthiker
Feb 06 2021 7:20 pm
Forum: GPS & Electronic
Topic: GPS Watch or Lightweight Handheld Recommendations
Replies: 12
Views: 931

Re: GPS Watch or Lightweight Handheld Recommendations

i just use a basic Garmin etrex and prefer to use a compass with USGS maps. Cycling however I prefer to use the Garmin Edge for road and mtn. biking.

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