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by hikeaz
Mar 22 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Political
Topic: Death Valley N.P. enlarged
Replies: 16
Views: 712

Re: Death Valley N.P. enlarged

I considered not posting this DVNP news - figuring that it may, for some devolve into a Trump-hate receptacle vs. merely taken at face value. Guess my crystal ball was seeing 20-20.
by hikeaz
Mar 22 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Political
Topic: Death Valley N.P. enlarged
Replies: 16
Views: 712

Death Valley N.P. enlarged

DEATH VALLEY, CA – The largest national park outside of Alaska just got bigger. On March 12, President Trump signed public lands legislation that included several changes to Death Valley National Park. The John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act (Public Law 116-9) transferr...
by hikeaz
Mar 19 2019 10:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: Sabino Canyon Recreation Area Shuttle
Replies: 4
Views: 404

Re: Sabino Canyon Recreation Area Shuttle

There will be only 3 vehicles for the first few days of shuttle service on the Upper Sabino Canyon route, due to a windshield being replaced on the fourth vehicle. How many days does it take to replace a windshield? They should bring it to the local Circle K, and some pestering guy who won't leave ...
by hikeaz
Mar 19 2019 8:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Sabino Canyon Recreation Area Shuttle
Replies: 4
Views: 404

Re: Sabino Canyon Recreation Area Shuttle

(March 18, 2019) – Following issuance of a special use permit to the Regional Partnering Center (RPC) to operate a shuttle service in the Sabino Canyon Recreation Area, RPC started the transitional shuttle service on March 18. Although the transitional service will be fully operational, implementati...
by hikeaz
Mar 18 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: AZT Hiking
Topic: Checklist for Passage 1 through 3
Replies: 10
Views: 614

Re: Checklist for Passage 1 through 3

The guthook app seems popular. [ Guthook's AZT app ]
Or maybe better....join the ATA and download detailed maps (included with membership). https://aztrail.org/explore/maps/topo-maps/
by hikeaz
Mar 12 2019 8:28 am
Forum: AZT Hiking
Topic: Checklist for Passage 1 through 3
Replies: 10
Views: 614

Re: Checklist for Passage 1 through 3

jtwolfman wrote:
Mar 08 2019 7:27 am
Does anyone have a backpack contents checklist for a first timer on passages 1 through 3?
What time of year? That would help folks 'frame' their answers to your inquiry.
by hikeaz
Mar 08 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: AZT Hiking
Topic: Mormon Lake Resupply
Replies: 3
Views: 319

Re: Mormon Lake Resupply

I have heard conflicting reports about how good resupplying at Mormon lake is. Some say it is not adequate, others says it is. Should I mail a resupply box or resupply there? What is your take on this? I am starting my hike on March 23, going northbound. Either Mike may know, or maybe send your ite...
by hikeaz
Mar 07 2019 9:14 am
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: Looking for a Ride Up to Woodbury or Rogers Trough TH
Replies: 3
Views: 175

Re: Looking for a Ride Up to Woodbury or Rogers Trough TH

As a backup plan you could consider starting/finishing at the Reavis TH off of Apache Trail.
by hikeaz
Mar 07 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Gear
Topic: Snake Gaiters -worth it?
Replies: 41
Views: 1762

Re: Snake Gaiters -worth it?

................... What are the odds of getting bit twice by a rattlesnake? It increases if you try and PICK THEM UP ! http://ktar.com/story/2471480/phoenix-man-makes-medical-history-as-rattlesnake-bite-patient/ Just walk AROUND the little guy! There's slow and then there is S------L------O-----W...
by hikeaz
Mar 01 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: GPS & Electronic
Topic: iPhone or Samsung?
Replies: 10
Views: 560

Re: iPhone or Samsung?

@CannondaleKid
Still holding a 2.5 to 3 day charge. High drain apps notwithstanding.
by hikeaz
Feb 22 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Road Conditions
Topic: FR 751 - C.C. Cragin (Blue Ridge)
Replies: 11
Views: 600

Re: FR 751 - C.C. Cragin (Blue Ridge)

2/22/19-
Five days of winter storms have filled the C.C. Cragin (Blue Ridge) Reservoir, guaranteeing that in April, Payson will start taking delivery of water from its new $54 million pipeline.
by hikeaz
Feb 19 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Arizona National Scenic Trail
Topic: AZT Carpooling, Shuttles & Rides
Replies: 173
Views: 6598

Re: AZT Carpooling, Shuttles & Rides

Hi everyone, My wife and I are planning on doing a section hike of the AZT starting April 1st. We were planning on doing a small stretch from Pine to Flagstaff and were wondering if anyone knew the most efficient and cheapest way to get from Phoenix airport to Pine? Cheers, You would look under 'Ce...
by hikeaz
Feb 18 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Arizona man rescued from quicksand in Zion National Park
Replies: 2
Views: 236

Re: Arizona man rescued from quicksand in Zion National Park

Considering the weather I am sure they were MOTIVATED to extricate. Maybe more details will come to light.
by hikeaz
Feb 18 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hiking vehicles
Replies: 677
Views: 35318

Re: Hiking vehicles

Apparently holds 11 smugglers plus 6-8 bales. Leaps (almost) border fences in a single bound. I tend to doubt that this was its first rodeo over the border. Maybe your new 'hiking vehicle' is coming to a gub'ment auction near you!
by hikeaz
Feb 18 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Arizona man rescued from quicksand in Zion National Park
Replies: 2
Views: 236

Arizona man rescued from quicksand in Zion National Park

Rescue crews spent hours rescuing an Mesa, Arizona man stuck in quicksand at Zion National Park. According to park officials, the 34-year-old man was on the Left Fork of the North Creek (aka The Subway) on Saturday and had gotten stuck in quicksand. The man was reportedly stuck in knee-deep sand and...
by hikeaz
Feb 17 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: GPS & Electronic
Topic: iPhone or Samsung?
Replies: 10
Views: 560

Re: iPhone or Samsung?

I thought my S5 was 'on its way out', but with the feature of a replaceable battery I thought I would take a chance; so I purchased an Acevan 2950mAh Li-ion Battery ($13) for it and it works like new. re. your comparison - As far as I know, no microSD card on iphone - on board memory 'bumps' are exp...
by hikeaz
Feb 10 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: AZT Hiking
Topic: Thruhike wether snow Temps end February ~24. Start
Replies: 7
Views: 546

Re: Thruhike wether snow Temps end February ~24. Start

Having hiked in Germany and Austria and having had experience hiking with German and Austrian hikers, I would estimate that most can just about hike the AzT with one leg.
by hikeaz
Feb 03 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: Reavis / Rogers loop
Replies: 11
Views: 534

Re: Reavis / Rogers loop

Every time I have been in this area there has been water in Fish Creek drainage a couple minutes downstream from the Froggie. Once back on the trail up to Angel Basin, there is a small campsite a few minutes up on the left side of the trail; between the trail and the creekbed. Larger (but more well-...
by hikeaz
Jan 30 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Goldfield Mountains Hikes not found
Replies: 11
Views: 415

Re: Goldfield Mountains Hikes not found

I have been going out there about 2 days a week for a few weeks... Each coupla days exploring a different quadrant. T.T.'s book, to me seems a bit obtuse and his 'off-trail' routes often take a less-than-logical route. I have just been notating on a map as I cover an area. There are some obscure fin...
by hikeaz
Jan 30 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: Gila Wilderness Backpacking in Spring
Replies: 12
Views: 733

Re: Gila Wilderness Backpacking in Spring

@derpsquad I will search out my maps in the next few days and see what I can do. It would be helpful if you, too had maps of the areas. https://www.amazon.com/Map-San-Pedro-Parks-Wilderness/dp/B007NJLZFU?tag=hikearizona. This is a start > http://ouachitamaps.com/picture_library/San%20Pedro/San%20Pe...

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