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by trekkin_gecko
Jul 05 2020 7:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: What's Your Favorite Color
Replies: 89
Views: 3148

Re: What's Your Favorite Color

Does he have a chip?
by trekkin_gecko
Jun 20 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Bush Fire
Replies: 131
Views: 5079

Re: Bush Fire

Firefighters making a stand at Highway 188

https://wildfiretoday.com/2020/06/19/fi ... f-phoenix/
by trekkin_gecko
Jun 18 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Bush Fire
Replies: 131
Views: 5079

Re: Bush Fire

seems like this really blew up behind four peaks in the last hour or so
by trekkin_gecko
Jun 01 2020 9:12 am
Forum: Moderated Discussion
Topic: How do you deal with sweat?
Replies: 18
Views: 723

Re: Sweat: to wick or not to wick

i always wear a visor, which shades my face somewhat and keep sweat out of my eyes
aside from that, let it flow
i do not subscribe to the @cannondalekid or @bifrost method of covering up
always wear a tank top if it's over 60ish
but then i'm not usually out all day, either
by trekkin_gecko
May 31 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Arizona Statewide Curfew
Replies: 45
Views: 1740

Re: Arizona Statewide Curfew

mostly being facetious, deliberately mixing up restrictions
but i do think it's overkill
no need for a scolding
i can always say i'm going to the store to buy toilet paper
or hike at 0520 instead of 0500
by trekkin_gecko
May 31 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Arizona Statewide Curfew
Replies: 45
Views: 1740

Re: Arizona Statewide Curfew

i find it interesting that he didn't discuss with the mayors of tucson or phoenix beforehand
wonder if i'll get stopped on my way to work?
i might try driving over to mormon trail anyway tomorrow
it will be almost light at 0430
isn't hiking an essential activity?
by trekkin_gecko
May 02 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: The Jug Salome Wilderness
Replies: 14
Views: 755

Re: The Jug Salome Wilderness

@Peakster We didn't leave anything behind. You can rig webbing and cordage to pull when you pull handline. Grottogirl has a photo, will post if I can find it. Pretty sure 50 feet of rope is enough for drop, you pull rope from water. Have you rapelled before? Look at some photosets. 20 foot waterfal...
by trekkin_gecko
May 02 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: The Jug Salome Wilderness
Replies: 14
Views: 755

Re: The Jug Salome Wilderness

bolts at the big drop
so you need biner, harness and rope unless you want to jump
cactuscat and i rigged a hand line down one sketchy spot earlier
might want to use gps track for where to enter canyon
we wandered around a bit, and kelly had done it before
by trekkin_gecko
Apr 07 2020 6:50 am
Forum: Moderated Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus and hiking
Replies: 376
Views: 21473

Re: Coronavirus and hiking

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by trekkin_gecko
Nov 25 2019 7:34 am
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Goldfield Mountains Trail Names from MP204 AZ 88
Replies: 13
Views: 686

Re: Goldfield Mountains Trail Names from MP204 AZ 88

Willow Springs Canyon area is probably as good as it gets this also check out some exploratory gps tracks from @hikerdw , @dixieflyer , @cannondalekid, @azlot69 post a route and a triplog when you're done, to contribute to the database part of the fun of the goldfields is that it's not officially m...
by trekkin_gecko
Nov 23 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Charlebois Spring
Replies: 19
Views: 1214

Re: Charlebois Spring

three weeks ago
[ photo ]
by trekkin_gecko
Nov 04 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: 6 days in the superstitions, thanksgiving 2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1116

Re: 6 days in the superstitions, thanksgiving 2019

or base camp and do all the cool hikes as dayhikes
by trekkin_gecko
Sep 30 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Fitness & Health
Topic: ZipFizz
Replies: 43
Views: 1499

Re: ZipFizz

could we go ahead and lock this thread?
I wasn't even the author - it was a spinoff
geez
by trekkin_gecko
Sep 28 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Fitness & Health
Topic: ZipFizz
Replies: 43
Views: 1499

Re: ZipFizz

Costco online has a good flavor selection

currently on sale: https://www.costco.com/Zipfizz-Healthy- ... 18793.html

I like the lime, peach/mango, blueberry/raspberry and pink grapefruit
no citrus available :(
by trekkin_gecko
Sep 25 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Fitness & Health
Topic: ZipFizz
Replies: 43
Views: 1499

ZipFizz

let me reorder these:
1. water
2. coffee (for me)
3. beer (for my hiking partners)
4. zipfizz (after)
by trekkin_gecko
Aug 26 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: 44? Hikers Rescued from Lost Dutchman State Park Overnight
Replies: 22
Views: 1862

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

I would like to see some follow up on this story

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