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by eastcoastdenise
Jan 04 2015 8:21 am
Forum: AZT Hiking
Topic: Scoping options for a Northbound trip starting late November
Replies: 2
Views: 428

Re: Scoping options for a Northbound trip starting late Nove

@igellen


Hi, Thanks so much for this insight as well as the link--great info!
by eastcoastdenise
Dec 29 2014 9:23 am
Forum: AZT Hiking
Topic: Scoping options for a Northbound trip starting late November
Replies: 2
Views: 428

Scoping options for a Northbound trip starting late November

Hi everyone, I'm interested in your input on the feasibility of a northbound hike of a large portion of the Arizona Trail starting in late November (2015), including Passages 1 - 29 or so (basically stopping somewhere around the Mogollon Rim). What are the major issues that I would face hiking the s...
by eastcoastdenise
Dec 26 2012 6:37 pm
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: 4 day/3 night route in Superstition Mountains for Dec/Jan?
Replies: 11
Views: 1064

Re: 4 day/3 night route in Superstition Mountains for Dec/Ja

Thanks so much Mr. Boots! This is really helpful. We're actually heading out in the next few days so it sounds like there will be enough water. We'll look into Red Tanks though as an alternative to Peters/Hollie Bacon.

Denise
by eastcoastdenise
Dec 26 2012 9:04 am
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: 4 day/3 night route in Superstition Mountains for Dec/Jan?
Replies: 11
Views: 1064

Re: 4 day/3 night route in Superstition Mountains for Dec/Ja

All, here is a tentative route--we're going to pare it down to 3 days/2 nights, for a total of 26 miles or so. Our starting point and route selection were heavily influenced by availability of transport to get the trailhead and fitting the mileage to our time available, plus anticipation that this t...
by eastcoastdenise
Dec 23 2012 6:10 am
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: 4 day/3 night route in Superstition Mountains for Dec/Jan?
Replies: 11
Views: 1064

Re: 4 day/3 night route in Superstition Mountains for Dec/Ja

Hi all, Thanks so much for your responses--I'm sorry for not responding more promptly--thought I'd set up my account to notify me when responses came in and...turns out I didn't. I will read all your responses and get post again--I see that there are some questions seeking clarification about what I...
by eastcoastdenise
Dec 09 2012 2:56 am
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: 4 day/3 night route in Superstition Mountains for Dec/Jan?
Replies: 11
Views: 1064

4 day/3 night route in Superstition Mountains for Dec/Jan?

Hello all, I'll be in the Phoenix area for about 10 days over the new year. I am an experienced winter backpacker (mostly east coast) though without significant experience in desert settings. I would like to do a 4-day/3-night trip, about 35-40 miles total in the Superstition Mountain area. I have s...

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