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- Mar 10 2012 8:43 pm
- Forum: Hiking Events
- Topic: Restore the David Gowan Grave site
- Replies: 45
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Job well done.....interesting to me, depending on your which Forest Service district dealt with, I thought they were all in the U.S.,handle things differently. Tonto likes to destroy things. Not only in the Wilderness but outside the wilderness as well. Case in point is the grave of Celia Blaylock a...
- Feb 28 2012 10:06 am
- Forum: Trail Chat
- Topic: Canyon Name please superstitions
- Replies: 11
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I met an oldtimer from AJ who told me it is has been historically known as Eagle Canyon. I have been unable to confirm this but sounds good to me. Why don't you write it up mnlumberjack.
- Jan 19 2012 1:12 pm
- Forum: Trail Chat
- Topic: Superstition Mountain Northwest Summit Trail
- Replies: 3
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Tom talks about riding a horse to the flatiron at one time. The trail(route) he is referring to may have been rediscovered and documented by Kanode, a hike entitled " Old West Boulder Canyon Ridge ". Look it up.
The first accidental deaths of the year at Yosemite National Park occurred Friday when two people died after falling in separate incidents. A Texas professor drowned after he slipped and fell into the raging Merced River, and a Berkeley man died in a fall below Yosemite Falls. They were the first d...
- Dec 11 2010 11:45 am
- Forum: General
- Topic: Even A Blind Squirrel Gets A Nut Now and Then
- Replies: 7
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say they've arrested a 17-year-old gang member accused of spray-painting graffiti over prehistoric etchings at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Nevada. The teen wasn't identified because of his age. Police say he faces a felony charge of placing gang gr...
There is a new officially designated access to the Siphon Draw trail via a newly authorized fee free trailhead that has been arranged in a cooperative effort between several parties. To access this new and presently unmarked trailhead take Hwy 88 (Apache Trail) to Nodak which is the turn for the Min...
There was a thread about this a while back with discussion. In the forum go to gear, then electronic and gps, then page 2. you will see the spot thread. I still use mine and like it.
The Apache Trail in Arizona was a stagecoach trail that ran through the Superstition Mountains. It was named the Apache Trail after the Apache Indians who originally used this trail to move through the Superstition Mountains. The current Apache Trail links Apache Junction (33.4152°N 111.5807°W) at ...
There are many hikes in the Bull Head City area I have written about that would be a good start. Use the Trail-Dex, zero in on that area and click hikes for some ideas. Then zoom out to expand the possibilities. Enjoy.
That’s getting off lightly, for sure, but Sam McClure’s predawn encounter with a black bear while hiking the Tahoe Rim Trail two years ago was a frightening experience. McClure, then 16 and an experienced backpacker, had set up camp near the trail south of Tahoe Meadows on a Monday night in July. He...
A 70-year-old Park Ridge man was killed by a grizzly bear in the Shoshone National Forest in Wyoming, officials from the Park County, Wyoming sheriff's office said. Erwin Frank Evert was mauled by the bear sometime before 7 p.m. June 17 in the Kitty Creek Drainage, about 10 miles outside of Yellowst...
Eight Foraging Bears Killed In Tahoe Posted: 9:44 am PDT June 11, 2010 Updated: 10:02 am PDT June 11, 2010 INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. -- The heavy snow and lingering winter conditions in the Sierra are forcing black bears into the valleys around Lake Tahoe, where an unusually large number of them have ha...
Anyone interested in the geology of highways 88 - 188- or 87 might be interested in this mile post description and relevent maps of how this region was formed including the Superstitions. While out of print it is available online at" http://www.azgs.az.gov/publications_onl ... ull184.pdf