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by Crocodile Ryan
Jul 04 2009 12:33 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: FR 300-Mogollon Rim
Replies: 23
Views: 2710

Re: FR 300-Mogollon Rim

Chumley - Have you been to general springs lately? last time I was there the road leading to it was in pretty bad shape, and you would need a high clearance 4WD to get to the TH, did they grade it? I had to park right near the turnoff where the powerpoles are and walk in, not really a deal breaker t...
by Crocodile Ryan
Jun 24 2009 2:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Does anyone have a bear canister I can borrow?
Replies: 13
Views: 794

Re: Does anyone have a bear canister I can borrow?

why do you need one? just tie your food up ~15ft between 2 trees and your good to go,
by Crocodile Ryan
Jun 23 2009 2:29 pm
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: new idea
Replies: 6
Views: 504

Re: new idea

I wanna make sure I undersand your trip Kachina TH to Weatherford Weatherford to Humphreys Humphreys back down to the trail head? If thats the hike your doing, Ive done it, although I started at Weatherford, its tough, but very beautiful, I would suggest bringing a lot of water, dunno where you thin...
by Crocodile Ryan
Jun 12 2009 10:50 am
Forum: Hiking Events
Topic: Tahoe Rim Trail (165 Mi) July 25, 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 638

Re: Tahoe Rim Trail (165 Mi) June, 2010

How do you plan on dealing with food for 15days? are you going to do caches - I would think it would be tricky otherwise
by Crocodile Ryan
Jun 10 2009 5:59 pm
Forum: Food/Recipes
Topic: Ideas for a tasty and lightweight meals?
Replies: 51
Views: 3977

Re: Ideas for a tasty and lightweight meals?

Walmart has it in their hispanic section, that stuff is pretty good for packing calories on a long hike

Mix the NIDO with some instant vanilla pudding with cinnamon and rice and you got some pretty tasty rice pudding, and its super lightweight
by Crocodile Ryan
May 25 2009 9:10 pm
Forum: Looking for a Hike
Topic: Loop hike in the Blue
Replies: 10
Views: 570

Re: Loop hike in the Blue

hannah hot springs is pretty much off trail, at least the way Ive been there, and there really isnt much there, a small old beaten down concrete pool and some very hot water!, the little side canyons around there are kinda cool though, I think it was ~20-25miles, although You can come from the NM si...
by Crocodile Ryan
May 25 2009 8:38 am
Forum: Looking for a Hike
Topic: Loop hike in the Blue
Replies: 10
Views: 570

Re: Loop hike in the Blue

Moonshine park burned? when did that happen? I dont know that Id consider P-Bar a lake, more of a mud pond than anything, I think they should change the name :D Steeple was just redone the year before last? I was there when they were cutting new trail, couldnt be that much deadfall there, most of it...
by Crocodile Ryan
May 23 2009 10:02 pm
Forum: Looking for a Hike
Topic: Loop hike in the Blue
Replies: 10
Views: 570

Re: Loop hike in the Blue

I always like kp cienega to grant creek or steeple creek with a some side trips to moon park and some old cabins near the blue river
by Crocodile Ryan
May 10 2009 11:52 am
Forum: Hiking Events
Topic: See Canyon To Bear Canyon Lake
Replies: 42
Views: 868

Re: See Canyon To Bear Canyon Lake

Im not gonna be making this one unfortunately,

Im kinda running under the weather, and have to go to Utah for work this week, I think Ill want/need to relax when I get back
by Crocodile Ryan
May 01 2009 4:20 pm
Forum: Hiking Events
Topic: See Canyon To Bear Canyon Lake
Replies: 42
Views: 868

Re: See Canyon To Bear Canyon Lake

Hmm this sounds interesting, although I will, as usual, be just getting back into town, So I will have to play it by ear
by Crocodile Ryan
Apr 03 2009 1:47 pm
Forum: Looking for a Hike
Topic: My summer just opened up
Replies: 26
Views: 1562

Re: My summer just opened up

One thing I wonder about the Blue this summer is how the trails will look, they were usually pretty primitive and thats when the Blue Crew was working
by Crocodile Ryan
Apr 02 2009 6:45 pm
Forum: Looking for a Hike
Topic: My summer just opened up
Replies: 26
Views: 1562

Re: My summer just opened up

come on now, your summers not gonna be that bad..... a trip to glacier is still in there Personally I would do the blue range, start at KP cienega, drop down to the blue and make my way into NM, head south hit hannah canyon and see the hot springs, then head back to KP via rose mtn THEN I would driv...
by Crocodile Ryan
Apr 01 2009 6:59 pm
Forum: Hiking Events
Topic: Grand Gulch - Finished!
Replies: 125
Views: 2103

Re: Grand Gulch - Finished!

rally_toad wrote:
Crocodile Ryan wrote:Forgive me for asking what might be a noob question , but why do you need a pad to sit on?
lol :sl:
come on now..... I was looking for serious responses
by Crocodile Ryan
Apr 01 2009 5:49 pm
Forum: Hiking Events
Topic: Grand Gulch - Finished!
Replies: 125
Views: 2103

Re: Grand Gulch - ONE LAST SPOT!

rushthezeppelin wrote:Who needs a full chair. I just have a 8x10 1/4 gossamer gear ccf pad. Works great and weighs nothing.
Forgive me for asking what might be a noob question :) , but why do you need a pad to sit on?
by Crocodile Ryan
Mar 26 2009 6:17 pm
Forum: Fauna
Topic: Rabid Bobcat gets into Bar Fight in Cottonwood,AZ
Replies: 6
Views: 526

Re: Rabid Bobcat gets into Bar Fight in Cottonwood,AZ

why would anyone get within 3ft of a bobcat that wandered into a bar?
by Crocodile Ryan
Mar 26 2009 2:09 pm
Forum: Looking for a Hike
Topic: humphrey's peak
Replies: 7
Views: 637

Re: humphrey's peak

Inner Basin Trail - I think, but may be wrong, that the easiest way would be from lockett meadow

http://hikearizona.com/decoder.php?ZTN=912

or

http://hikearizona.com/decoder.php?ZTN=299
by Crocodile Ryan
Mar 17 2009 10:44 pm
Forum: Hiking Events
Topic: Deadman Canyon Waterfalls Mazatzals
Replies: 25
Views: 592

Re: Point of NO Return, Mazatzals

You had me at "there will be hell to pay" :D
by Crocodile Ryan
Feb 25 2009 7:15 pm
Forum: Road Conditions
Topic: FR 213 Tortilla Trailhead
Replies: 7
Views: 788

Re: FR 213 Tortilla Trailhead

yah that "road" is pretty nast right now, I was there ~3wks ago, and there were some sections with some pretty large steps

How far did you end up going on the trails?
by Crocodile Ryan
Feb 24 2009 8:06 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 4 Season Hennessy Hammock set up
Replies: 19
Views: 1346

Re: 4 Season Hennessy Hammock set up

I have no experience with this fly but I do know some people can make it work pretty well. As long as you figure out how to pitch it right it should block rain/wind well. I think I've heard of somebody weathering out a hurricane on the AT with it. Still I would say I wouldn't go with it since it pr...
by Crocodile Ryan
Feb 24 2009 7:46 am
Forum: Shelter, Bags & Camp
Topic: My first hammock!
Replies: 66
Views: 3725

Re: My first hammock!

I dunno I'd trust Tewa on this one vs the specs from Claytor - manufacturers have a way of overestimating their product, and Tewa KNOWS hammocks

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