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by Stavman
Mar 01 2016 4:51 pm
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: Thinking Reaves Ranch Via Rogers Trough Trailhead--Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 971

Re: Thinking Reaves Ranch Via Rogers Trough Trailhead--Questions

Got a Nice Polartech 2nd layer today..

Think I am almost ready.... time ta Dehydrate some more food.... Taters... Spinach... Shrimp....


So close... yet so far
by Stavman
Feb 29 2016 9:41 am
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: Thinking Reaves Ranch Via Rogers Trough Trailhead--Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 971

Re: Thinking Reaves Ranch Via Rogers Trough Trailhead--Questions

I was debating on Stayin at Angel Basin the 1st Night
by Stavman
Feb 29 2016 9:20 am
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: Thinking Reaves Ranch Via Rogers Trough Trailhead--Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 971

Re: Thinking Reaves Ranch Via Rogers Trough Trailhead--Questions

Sounds like it shouldn't be an issues for my rig..Ive been places it shouldn't be...LOL... so sounds good too me... Thanks all Glad water is Good.... Think ill head straight to the Ranch... Day two upto the Circlestone and Peak... then back and mess around the area... day 3 back to TH and maybe a da...
by Stavman
Feb 28 2016 11:42 am
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: Thinking Reaves Ranch Via Rogers Trough Trailhead--Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 971

Thinking Reaves Ranch Via Rogers Trough Trailhead--Questions

Well my plans to go to Bonita creek have changed ](*,) ... Maybe Next trip So am looking at doing Reaves Ranch and some of the Day Hikes to the Ruins and Circlestones. Looks like some Great places to play for 3 days This report sounds Like a lot of fun http://hikearizona.com/x.php?x=123434 Have a fe...
by Stavman
Feb 27 2016 12:00 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Solar Gear Weight Dilemma
Replies: 5
Views: 493

Re: Solar Gear Weight Dilemma

For how long of a Trip?
Assuming over 3 days...

My Portable Battery charges my Android 3.5x which is plenty for 4 days
by Stavman
Feb 24 2016 4:44 pm
Forum: HAZ Apps
Topic: Route Scout - GPS Topo Mapper
Replies: 235
Views: 41383

Re: Route Scout - GPS Topo Mapper & Recorder

Ok I bet it didnt download before I left... Ill be sure Im set before I start driving

Thanks
by Stavman
Feb 24 2016 3:37 pm
Forum: AZT Hiking
Topic: Whats a Good 3 day section for March to hike???
Replies: 19
Views: 1014

Re: Whats a Good 3 day section for March to hike???

Ya its a AWD Suv style... its a great Traveler...

Good Good Good... makes that easier
by Stavman
Feb 24 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: HAZ Apps
Topic: Route Scout - GPS Topo Mapper
Replies: 235
Views: 41383

Re: Route Scout - GPS Topo Mapper & Recorder

Ok a Question when starting a trip, It loads the "Offline Map" and needs cell service to do so. Once this is Loaded does it need to re-load each Day? or just, say, at the start of a 3 day hike????? My last trip I didnt have the background TOPO map for the 2nd day. Wanna be sure I prepare Next Trip T...
by Stavman
Feb 24 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: AZT Hiking
Topic: Whats a Good 3 day section for March to hike???
Replies: 19
Views: 1014

Re: Whats a Good 3 day section for March to hike???

This is the Loop They Did http://hikearizona.com/map.php?PSID=38017&GPS=30640

Starts from the Western Side on West Bonita Rim Road.. Ya Id like ta confirm the Road as well... Big Red would be Fine but Rather not Take him into the Boonies... he is Kinda Old...LOL
by Stavman
Feb 24 2016 2:50 pm
Forum: AZT Hiking
Topic: Whats a Good 3 day section for March to hike???
Replies: 19
Views: 1014

Re: Whats a Good 3 day section for March to hike???

I have my Big Red Diesel Truck..... so will plan On it then
by Stavman
Feb 24 2016 2:18 pm
Forum: AZT Hiking
Topic: Whats a Good 3 day section for March to hike???
Replies: 19
Views: 1014

Re: Whats a Good 3 day section for March to hike???

there's always the GET.. safford/morenci trail. 3 days, 2 nights. this is a tiny section of history and cool geology, in part a battle of ecology/"progress" pieced together by BlisterFree and it runs from central NM to the first water t/h. btw, what the heck is BlisterFree doing? [ description ] Re...
by Stavman
Feb 24 2016 1:56 pm
Forum: Shelter, Bags & Camp
Topic: Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 2 Review
Replies: 16
Views: 1721

Re: Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 2 Review

Everyone has their own way of doing things, but I might reconsider your strategy of storing the pack inside the tent with you..It was one of the first lessons I learned from a more experienced backpacker, as I started to get out more and more... Get some rope, tie a rock around one end, find a stur...
by Stavman
Feb 24 2016 11:36 am
Forum: Shelter, Bags & Camp
Topic: Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 2 Review
Replies: 16
Views: 1721

Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 2 Review

So I have been struggling, kinda, to lighten my load My Original Tent, REI Nightlite, Ive had for years is just too heavy. 3lb 10oz with no Fly.. almost 5lbs with it. Great Tent.. lots of room So tried a Winterial 1 person Tent. Small... and Light for $70, 2lb 2oz no fly.. 2lb 10oz with fly.. Was ju...
by Stavman
Feb 19 2016 6:14 pm
Forum: AZT Hiking
Topic: Whats a Good 3 day section for March to hike???
Replies: 19
Views: 1014

Re: Whats a Good 3 day section for March to hike???

So I remember finding the group of all Trail sections and Logs... can someone link me... i cant find it now

Thanks all

Stav
by Stavman
Feb 19 2016 5:24 pm
Forum: AZT Hiking
Topic: Whats a Good 3 day section for March to hike???
Replies: 19
Views: 1014

Whats a Good 3 day section for March to hike???

well ... did my 2 hikes in the Sups.... originally was ta start prepping for the pacific Crest Trail in Cali... but thinking maybe do some of the AZT since its close and local I have looked at some of the Maps/sections but no clue on a good place to start.. so Ill tell ya my Stats and Ideas and Im s...
by Stavman
Feb 15 2016 11:53 am
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: Marsh Valley Loop- Good camp spots?
Replies: 15
Views: 832

Re: Marsh Valley Loop- Good camp spots?

I personally do not like tents that have to be staked to stay erect. My first backpacking tent was that style and I woke up more than a couple times with it collapsed on me. Other than that, I'm not super picky-- I feel that the amount you have to pay to shed a couple pounds of tent weight is ridic...
by Stavman
Feb 14 2016 6:58 pm
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: Marsh Valley Loop- Good camp spots?
Replies: 15
Views: 832

Re: Marsh Valley Loop- Good camp spots?

ALMAL wrote:@Stavman
Just did this loop and never carried more than a liter of water. There is plenty to filter.
Perfect

Ill just use my camelback and get Cooking water along the Way

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