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by cactuscat
Sep 10 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Cottonwood Fire
Replies: 8
Views: 337

Re: Cottonwood Fire

@ShatteredArm
But now the investigation and court case are complete.
by cactuscat
Sep 02 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hiking vehicles
Replies: 760
Views: 44098

Re: Hiking vehicles

@chumley
Are we sure that wasn't David Blaine practicing for his stunt today?!
My friend works at the Page airport and posted pics this morning before I had heard about it .... I was like wtf, this is a joke right? :lol:
by cactuscat
Aug 24 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Bike
Topic: Jeep's monster off-road e-bike starts shipping in early September
Replies: 15
Views: 398

Re: Jeep's monster off-road e-bike starts shipping in early September

@friendofThundergod
I must have missed all the advocacy for ebikes on "foot" trails ... all I've seen is advocacy for ebikes on bike trails.
Mine is only 65 lbs, but maybe I'll see you out there. 🤙
by cactuscat
Aug 24 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Bike
Topic: Jeep's monster off-road e-bike starts shipping in early September
Replies: 15
Views: 398

Re: Jeep's monster off-road e-bike starts shipping in early September

@CannondaleKid
I didn't watch the video - and I'm sure this has a more powerful motor than mine (it better, for that price!) - but I can't make it up steep ascents without pedaling ... and trying to is a good way to burn out your motor.
by cactuscat
Jul 31 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Road Conditions
Topic: Mt Lemmon Hwy Opens Tomorrow
Replies: 1
Views: 222

Re: Mt Lemmon Hwy Opens Tomorrow

@SpiderLegs
What could possibly go wrong with that plan?! lol
by cactuscat
Jul 30 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: In the news...
Topic: AZ National Forest Closures
Replies: 79
Views: 5572

Re: AZ National Forest Closures

@nonot But it also says this - which is why I said it's unclear ... Arrival of Monsoon Signals Easing of Fire Restrictions in Southeast Arizona Tucson, Ariz. (July 30, 2020)—Effective Thursday, July 30, 2020, the Bureau of Land Management Gila District, all districts of the Coronado National Forest...
by cactuscat
Jul 30 2020 10:37 am
Forum: In the news...
Topic: AZ National Forest Closures
Replies: 79
Views: 5572

Re: AZ National Forest Closures

Coronado lifted ... darn it - fire bans are my favorite times to camp!
*Correction - not quite yet, I guess. Unclear.
by cactuscat
Jul 27 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Record crowds - the new normal
Replies: 38
Views: 1654

Re: Record crowds - the new normal

All true.
by cactuscat
Jul 22 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Monsoon On The Way!!
Replies: 32
Views: 4351

Re: Monsoon On The Way!!

They're singing - and providing a feast to the birds - in Southeast AZ.
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by cactuscat
Jul 19 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: 2020 Fire Season
Replies: 62
Views: 4210

Re: 2020 Fire Season

Horse Camp Canyon fire - "The Horse Fire ignited Thursday afternoon along Horse Camp Canyon, which is a north/south tributary of Aravaipa Creek. The fire grew to 228 acres by the time crews arrived to begin suppression efforts. Helicopters performed water and retardant drops and a team of firefighte...
by cactuscat
Jul 17 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: 2020 Fire Season
Replies: 62
Views: 4210

Re: 2020 Fire Season

New fire in Aravaipa's Horse Camp Canyon ... let's hope it was stopped quickly - all I have is this crappy local news source.
https://gilaherald.com/mother-nature-he ... -aravaipa/
by cactuscat
Jul 16 2020 8:50 am
Forum: Grand Canyon Forum
Topic: South Rim Trail /Trailhead updates
Replies: 19
Views: 594

Re: South Rim Trail /Trailhead updates

@sidhayes
There's a picnic area across the street from the turnoff to the SK trailhead, where people have always parked. It's small, so it will fill quickly. Too bad - if people insist on visiting during the Covid restrictions, then they should expect to be inconvenienced.
by cactuscat
Jul 05 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's Your Favorite Color
Replies: 136
Views: 4926

Re: What's Your Favorite Color

We had two separate lost/scared dogs show up in the Park last night during the fireworks, one with an injury. So now we are stuck with them until tomorrow when animal control opens (WHY are they closed during 4th of July weekend?!) ... both have a collar, but no tags (WHY bother with a collar if you...
by cactuscat
Jul 04 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Fauna
Topic: The Ethics of Handling of Wildlife?
Replies: 7
Views: 546

Re: The Ethics of Handling of Wildlife?

Alston_Neal wrote:but the last garter snake I held spewed out some disgusting vile stuff on my hands, nope no more of that
Yep, that is a pretty effective defense mechanism those garter snakes have! :o :lol:
by cactuscat
Jun 30 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: 4th of July weekend payson trip
Replies: 16
Views: 942

Re: 4th of July weekend payson trip

@DixieFlyer
Oh, ok got it. :)
They'll probably close next - but maybe not before the weekend.
by cactuscat
Jun 30 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: 4th of July weekend payson trip
Replies: 16
Views: 942

Re: 4th of July weekend payson trip

Tonto NF closed ...
by cactuscat
Jun 30 2020 9:17 am
Forum: In the news...
Topic: AZ National Forest Closures
Replies: 79
Views: 5572

Re: AZ National Forest Closures

hikeaz wrote: Maybe it's my old-school arithmetic, but taking the same amount of people, and reducing the space that they have available to occupy would seem to INCREASE the density and count of folks in the available space. I don't think "same amount of people" is a given. There is a part of the p...
by cactuscat
Jun 19 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Bush Fire
Replies: 148
Views: 6725

Re: Bush Fire

@chumley
whelp, apparently it is yet another Gila River fire - near Ft Thomas ... that riverbed has burned multiple times already this year!
by cactuscat
Jun 19 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Bush Fire
Replies: 148
Views: 6725

Re: Bush Fire

Taken a few minutes ago- Pinalenos far left, sunset, and smoke plume to the northwest.

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