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by hikeaz
Jun 22 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Arizona National Scenic Trail
Topic: Flag to Pine Section Hike- Water cache
Replies: 2
Views: 246

Re: Flag to Pine Section Hike- Water cache

https://aztrail.org/forests-closed-to-visitation-due-to-wildlife-danger/ https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_MEDIA/fseprd580827.jpg When they re-open the forests and you can complete the hike, Moqui CG area has easy access for a cache. The trail is never super-far from FR3 and SR87, so access point...
by hikeaz
Jun 18 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Gear
Topic: delorme inreach
Replies: 84
Views: 4557

Re: delorme inreach

The Garmin inReach Mini - It’s light (3.5 oz), diminutive in size, pairs with a smartphone for easy text messaging, interacts with social media (geez....really?), provides tracking information for loved ones, and has a long battery life. (Several days on 1-hour tracking interval)
by hikeaz
Jun 15 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: 2018 Fire Season
Replies: 73
Views: 3263

Re: 2018 Fire Season

@hikeaz it scares me to go down into the WCC. Even driving through those areas when it's this dry freaks me out. Maybe I'll just wait for the rains. :( "Rain starting in 66 minutes"..... https://www.accuweather.com/en/us/clints-well-az/86024/weather-forecast/2133997 https://www.accuweather.com/en/u...
by hikeaz
Jun 15 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: 2018 Fire Season
Replies: 73
Views: 3263

Re: 2018 Fire Season

https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/tonto/alerts-notices/?aid=46630 The southern boundary of the closure will start at the Fossil Creek Trailhead and head southeasterly along the powerline corridor to Arizona State Highway 87 into Payson and then follow Arizona State Highway 260 east from Payson, along N...
by hikeaz
Jun 15 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: 2018 Fire Season
Replies: 73
Views: 3263

Re: 2018 Fire Season

pixelfrog wrote:So what if anything is open in the high country
West side of 87 north of 260.
FR3/Lake Mary Road both sides north of 87. (Tank fire may impede travel on some roads to the east)
by hikeaz
Jun 15 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Food/Recipes
Topic: Best place to grab a post-hike craft beer
Replies: 232
Views: 15456

Re: Best place to grab a post-hike craft beer

Coming soon...
FOUR SILOS BREWING - ​143 South Higley Road, Gilbert, Arizona 85296 - SEC Higley & Elliot - (Coffee, too..)
by hikeaz
Jun 12 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Road Conditions
Topic: SR 88 - Apache Trail
Replies: 43
Views: 2836

Re: SR 88 - Apache Trail

A stretch of State Route 88, also known as the Apache Trail, will be closed near Tortilla Flat northeast of Apache Junction on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings (June 12-13) for rock-removal work. Drivers should delay travel or use alternate routes while the closures are in place.
by hikeaz
May 25 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: 2018 Fire Restrictions
Replies: 105
Views: 6155

Re: 2018 Fire Restrictions

WMA closures..... The following recreational lakes and camp site areas shall remain CLOSED : Reservation Lake Drift Fence Lake Pacheta Lake Black River Tonto Lake Christmas Tree Lake Hurricane Lake Bonito Prairie Stock Tank The Black River North: Black River Crossing to Rattlesnake Point Roads withi...
by hikeaz
May 22 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Political
Topic: Redflex Corruption
Replies: 400
Views: 19007

Re: Redflex Corruption

The city council in Denton, Texas urged city staff to test the effect of an extra second of yellow warning time for the traffic signal at the corner of West Oak Street and North Carroll Boulevard. The experiment took place in April, and it took no time for the results to become obvious -- a 62 perce...
by hikeaz
May 14 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Quartz Peak Trail - Sierra Estrella, AZ :: Road Conditions
Replies: 13
Views: 755

Re: Quartz Peak Trail - Sierra Estrella, AZ :: Road Conditions

Looks like you will have just enough time to secure a grant to add a study on 'Option #3'......
by hikeaz
May 13 2018 8:17 am
Forum: AZT General
Topic: Segment 34 question
Replies: 2
Views: 244

Re: Segment 34 question

Many, many thanks, Chums!
by hikeaz
May 12 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: AZT General
Topic: Segment 34 question
Replies: 2
Views: 244

Segment 34 question

I am wondering if anyone has recently driven/ridden or hiked FR 9004U (near Alfa Fia Tank) between FR 151 and the Snowbowl Rd. and could report on its condition, please? Thanks!
by hikeaz
May 08 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Backpacking
Topic: Wire Pass to Lee's Ferry
Replies: 8
Views: 458

Re: Wire Pass to Lee's Ferry

Nearly worth its weight in gold
by hikeaz
May 03 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Havasu
Topic: Supai Horse Abuse to be Prosecuted
Replies: 45
Views: 2919

Re: Supai Horse Abuse to be Prosecuted

5/3/18- FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Dozens of horses have died on tribal land in northern Arizona, apparently after getting trapped in a muddy stock pond as drought grips the region. Navajo Nation spokesman Mihio Manus said Wednesday that 111 horses died in the pond near Cameron over the past week. Officials...
by hikeaz
May 01 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: 2018 Fire Restrictions
Replies: 105
Views: 6155

Re: 2018 Fire Restrictions

Pivo wrote:
May 01 2018 4:02 pm
We have a fire in th Catalina's. Bug Fire.
Coronado NF (@CoronadoNF) -BUG FIRE "Good progress today, little fire activity evident :pray: . Size estimated 35 acres. Resources remain to construct and strengthen fireline tomorrow."
by hikeaz
Apr 30 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Road Conditions
Topic: SR87 - aka Beeline Hwy
Replies: 44
Views: 2391

Re: SR87 - aka Beeline Hwy

SR 87 NB/SB south of Winslow near Clint's Well.
Road is closed for the Tinder Fire from MP 290-312.
by hikeaz
Apr 25 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Boat, Canoe, Kayak, etc...
Topic: Private Grand permit system fails miserably
Replies: 2
Views: 254

Private Grand permit system fails miserably

April 21, 2018 Grand Canyon National Park is soliciting bids for up to sixteen river concession contracts to provide commercial river trips on the 277 mile long section of the Colorado River within the park. The river concessions contracts will be valid through at least the end of 2028. Solicitation...
by hikeaz
Apr 24 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Grand Canyon Forum
Topic: Deer Creek/Thunder River loop
Replies: 41
Views: 1269

Re: Deer Creek/Thunder River loop

Sorry for the delay... back from the Royal Arch Loop and a week rafting the San Juan. Sure... it would not allow as much 'splorin time @ Stone, but better than not visiting at all. It would also give you a taste of the area for a future trip. Or.. Have you considered calling the BCO and attempting t...
by hikeaz
Apr 05 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Grand Canyon Forum
Topic: Royal Arch rappel to Toltec - Hand line still there?
Replies: 8
Views: 239

Re: Royal Arch rappel to Toltec - Hand line still there?

hikeaz wrote:
Apr 05 2018 2:04 pm
chumley wrote:
Apr 05 2018 1:54 pm
hikeaz wrote:THAT is the shortcut to Elves
That IS the shortcut to Elves! :sweat:
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by hikeaz
Apr 05 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Grand Canyon Forum
Topic: Royal Arch rappel to Toltec - Hand line still there?
Replies: 8
Views: 239

Re: Royal Arch rappel to Toltec - Hand line still there?

chumley wrote:
Apr 05 2018 1:54 pm
hikeaz wrote:THAT is the shortcut to Elves
That IS the shortcut to Elves! :sweat:
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