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by Ampaz
Jan 03 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Camping
Topic: Winter camping
Replies: 6
Views: 450

Winter camping

Anyone have any suggestions for a 1-2 night winter camping trip in AZ? I live in Phoenix area and would prefer something within the state, but am not equipped for heavy snow camping. I can deal with some snow, but prefer a place with little to none.
by Ampaz
May 03 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Tinder Fire
Replies: 57
Views: 2415

Re: Tinder Fire

@amy1300
Thank you SO much for the suggestions! I'll look into that. And really good idea on letting the forest service know where I'm going, especially in these conditions. I'm new to backpacking so it's great to receive suggestions from people on where to go.
by Ampaz
May 03 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Tinder Fire
Replies: 57
Views: 2415

Re: Tinder Fire

I'd also visit the Forest Service office in Payson on the way there, to let them know my plan, just in case the wind direction changes or some other thing happens. It seems like it would be a good idea to let them know you're in the vicinity. @amy1300 Thank you SO much for the suggestions! I'll loo...
by Ampaz
May 03 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Tinder Fire
Replies: 57
Views: 2415

Re: Tinder Fire

I had a backpacking trip planned for this coming Monday May 7 at the cabin loop! :( Since this area is closed currently, I now have to find another location. Any suggestions??? First solo backpacking trip, looking for 4 day/3 night with access to water and preferably a loop so I can get back to my c...
by Ampaz
May 03 2018 4:27 am
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: 2018 Fire Restrictions
Replies: 105
Views: 6749

Re: 2018 Fire Restrictions

I was going to do a 4 day/3 night at cabin loop trail starting this coming Monday may 7 but that area is now in evacuation zone. Any recommendations for alternative? Going solo, need reliable water sources and solitude.

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