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by hikeaz
Aug 25 2003 2:26 pm
Forum: South Rim
Topic: Natural water sources from Bright Angel CG to North Rim
Replies: 4
Views: 863

Along the first +/- 5 miles heading north from B.A. Camp, you will parallel B.A. creek. Aqua Pure Pur (sp ?) is a good lightweight choice. There is also water @ Cottonwood C.G. (no treatment necessary); at about mile 7, or so. Also further up at Roaring Springs. ...."After stopping at Bright Angel C...
by hikeaz
Aug 25 2003 2:13 pm
Forum: Hiking Events
Topic: Looking for Partners for hiking or backpacking
Replies: 17
Views: 2446

Hi,
Welcome to Arizona.
You might check out http://www.friendshiking.com to see if any trips suit your needs......
by hikeaz
Aug 15 2003 5:29 pm
Forum: Hiking Events
Topic: Mt. Wrightson Hike - Sat. Sept. 6th !
Replies: 1
Views: 347

Mt. Wrightson Hike - Sat. Sept. 6th !

Mount Wrightson Day Hike (Green Valley) Saturday, Sept. 6th Contact: Dave Brunstein (Dave.brunstein@honeywell.com) Rated: Difficult- Phone: 480-239-3439 Length: 10.8 miles R/T , 4053' elevation gain Carpool from the Valley - Contact info above At 9,453', this classic sky island is the highest point ...
by hikeaz
Aug 15 2003 5:14 pm
Forum: Grand Canyon Forum
Topic: Grand Canyon & Page Az in November
Replies: 4
Views: 876

Hi,
re. slot canyons & good photo ops.....You might also consider Buckskin Gulch/Paria and "the Wave" (Coyote Buttes North) about 30 miles west of Page on 89.
by hikeaz
Jul 14 2003 1:43 pm
Forum: Havasu
Topic: Havasupai
Replies: 29
Views: 4937

Have camped in the T/H Parking Lot the night before hiking in 6 or 8 times, and have never been asked for a permit/fee.
by hikeaz
Jul 14 2003 9:53 am
Forum: Havasu
Topic: Havasupai
Replies: 29
Views: 4937

Either on the way to, or the way back, you should not miss Delgadillo's Sno-Cap in Seligman. It is one-of-a-kind.
by hikeaz
Jul 11 2003 5:33 pm
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: Backpacking and Fishing
Replies: 7
Views: 2028

Nice trout in the Colorado in Grand Canyon. (just above most of the rapids) Granite Rapid(Monument Creek), Hermit, etc.
Even a few at the boat beach where the S. Kaibab crosses the river, heading to Phantom.
by hikeaz
Jul 11 2003 5:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Red Rock Pass
Replies: 42
Views: 3322

re. No Camping in the Forest around Sedona.... My apologies for not having been clearer.......I was speaking about the wide-open forest (scrub) west of town. north of 89A :e.g. Dry Creek Road, etc. FR525, FR152 & FR152C - out on the way to, and past the Enchantment Resort. There is next to no develo...
by hikeaz
Jul 11 2003 10:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: Red Rock Pass
Replies: 42
Views: 3322

Joe, Per the USFS's own numbers, only 4% of the Red Rock monies are being returned to upkeep of the subject forest. They have hired more "meter-maids", bought more trucks, made up "Red Rock Passes", issue brochures, etc. but the trails, but for 1 or 2 exceptions, are essentially unchanged. The limit...
by hikeaz
Jul 10 2003 3:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bear Jaw / Abineau Loop (Flag) Hike this Saturday, the 12th
Replies: 0
Views: 302

Bear Jaw / Abineau Loop (Flag) Hike this Saturday, the 12th

BEAR JAW/ABINEAU Hike/Campout* (Flagstaff) Saturday, July 12th Leader: Rich Flammang (480) 990-2933 RFLAMMANG@msn.com Length: 6 Mile Loop Rated: Difficult Elevation: 8,500' - 10,400' Contact the hike leader for meeting time/place. From the Bear Jaw and Abineau trails, on the north slope of the San F...
by hikeaz
Jul 10 2003 3:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Phoenix Haters
Replies: 66
Views: 4419

I'm FROM Philly (in the Valley since '85). Poo-Poo'ing things (even their own sports teams, and such) is the local pastime in Philadelphia now-a-days..... 'bout the only MAJOR positive I can say about Philly is that about +/- 227 years ago some Philly folks had the fortitude and foresight to design,...
by hikeaz
Jul 10 2003 2:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Red Rock Pass
Replies: 42
Views: 3322

Re. the potential fine..... From the NoFee website... "The Arizona No Fee Coalition has defended more than a dozen citizens charged with failing to pay access fees. Almost all of these cases were dismissed. The Forest Service must prove that a defendant was recreating on the land. Every case in whic...
by hikeaz
Jul 10 2003 2:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Red Rock Pass
Replies: 42
Views: 3322

Regarding what you can or cannot change; remember...... "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." Margaret Mead It's just like voting.... if you do not vote, it would be illogical to complain about the elected officials. ...
by hikeaz
Jul 10 2003 1:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Black Canyon (Colorado River) Canoe Trip - Sept. 27 &28
Replies: 3
Views: 867

Billy,
It is "first come - first served".
I pre-paid for 30 permits.
20 spots are already taken (within 2 weeks).
So it's a little bit of a "crap shoot" if you plan to wait.
by hikeaz
Jul 10 2003 11:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: Black Canyon (Colorado River) Canoe Trip - Sept. 27 &28
Replies: 3
Views: 867

Black Canyon (Colorado River) Canoe Trip - Sept. 27 &28

Black Canyon - Detailed Trip Itinerary for September 27th & 28th, 2003 $65.00 per person includes canoe & life vest rental, permits and shuttle Summary Enjoy a relaxing canoe trip through the spectacularly scenic Black Canyon section of the Colorado River. Paralleling the Arizona / Nevada boarder, t...
by hikeaz
Jul 08 2003 3:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Red Rock Pass
Replies: 42
Views: 3322

Matt, They're $5.00 a day and are required for parking or "recreation" on National Forest Lands in and around Sedona. (BUT, re. West Fork... if entered from the Flagstaff end (Woody Mountain Rd.) there is no fee.) They are available at most trailheads (electronic kiosk > 40% goes to the kiosk Co.) a...
by hikeaz
Jul 08 2003 10:07 am
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: West Fork camping (upper)
Replies: 3
Views: 776

At about the 5-6 mile mark (coming from the Sedona end) there is an overhang on creek left. (right side if you are heading upstream). It is about 40' long and right on the creek bank. Just upstream of here, if you climb up a small side "trail" on creek left and keep heading toward the high wall to y...
by hikeaz
Jul 07 2003 1:25 pm
Forum: Hiking Events
Topic: Friends Hiking :: Black Canyon Canoe Trip Sep 27/28
Replies: 10
Views: 779

Duffle bag (or other soft luggage - no hard-frame backpacks), sleeping bag, sleeping pad, waterjugs (enough for one gallon per person per day- or water filter), gloves, poncho (or rain suit), low folding chair, binoculars, cooking gear, provisions, plastic bags (ziplocs and trash), rope to secure su...
by hikeaz
Jul 07 2003 12:58 pm
Forum: Hiking Events
Topic: Sea Kayaking on Santa Cruz Is. Aug. 7-10
Replies: 2
Views: 335

Sea Kayaking on Santa Cruz Is. Aug. 7-10

Channel Islands (Santa Cruz, Ca.) Sea Kayaking Thurs.-Sun., August 7-10 Leader: Dave Brunstein Length: N/A Phone: 480-239-3439 Rated: moderate Please contact the hike leader for reservations and meeting time/place We'll leave Phoenix Thursday afternoon, August 7th. On Friday morning, after some qui...
by hikeaz
Jun 24 2003 4:09 pm
Forum: Hiking Events
Topic: Friends Hiking :: Black Canyon Canoe Trip Sep 27/28
Replies: 10
Views: 779

In response to Mick's reply:
No sweat, but they will shuttle us to the PUT-IN, and we'll canoe/kayak back to the take-out (Willow Beach)
Can you kayakers "self-outfit" (space)

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