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by Fireweed
May 30 2012 12:38 pm
Forum: Political
Topic: Escudilla fire: RANT (beware!)
Replies: 33
Views: 1870

Re: Escudilla fire: RANT (beware!)

I don't think the original post was negative at all--I am happy to see someone who is passionate about this subject. I retired five years ago from a career in fire management, so share her feelings. I think that the AZT association needs to do more public education on fire in the ecosystem--take adv...
by Fireweed
May 30 2012 12:21 pm
Forum: AZT Hiking
Topic: Just finished the AZT!! Yay
Replies: 16
Views: 1486

Just finished the AZT!! Yay

I finished the AZT on May 15th. Thanks to all the people I met who helped me out--Elderly Ellen and Yeah But for trail shuttling and Tucson stay, Monica for making an Oracle zero day possible, Tom Wax for steering me the right way, dirt bikers Hardtail and Red Fox and friends for the Coors Light and...
by Fireweed
Feb 16 2012 6:45 pm
Forum: AZT Hiking
Topic: Where to place water caches besides Freeman Road
Replies: 5
Views: 676

Where to place water caches besides Freeman Road

Hi--I am hiking north on the AZT starting in Tucson in March. I am putting a water cache at the Old Florence Road north of Freeman Road. Where else have people put caches or felt they needed to have a cache? Thanks.
by Fireweed
Feb 10 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: AZT Hiking
Topic: Thru-hike Water Questions
Replies: 4
Views: 671

Re: Thru-hike Water Questions

Last year I checked an AZT water report online done by a guy named Fred Gaudet. He posted the water situation at different sources on every section and hikers could update the information as they encountered water sources. Is this still happening?
--Fireweed
by Fireweed
Feb 04 2012 4:54 pm
Forum: Permits & Transportation
Topic: Chances of getting a permit...
Replies: 24
Views: 2651

Re: Chances of getting a permit...

I just was denied a permit for the beginning of May to stay in the Grand Canyon. You have to apply 4 months ahead of time. The letter said there are a small number of permits held for each day at the Backcountry Information Center on the South Rim, but sometimes you have to wait for several days to ...

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