Summer hiking temps hotter than Arizona

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azdesertfather
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Summer hiking temps hotter than Arizona

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I had to share this...and you thought summer hiking in desert Arizona was bad! Check this out:

Iran city hits a heat index of 165 degrees
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/cap ... 8304425315
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Re: Summer hiking temps hotter than Arizona

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Sort of like Phoenix, about 45 miles east of town, there's a nice mountain range that rises out of the desert. Looks like there are even some cool canyons with water for exploring. You'll find JJ on the summit at around 3pm.
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Re: Summer hiking temps hotter than Arizona

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@azdesertfather
I have always maintained that Qatar is the hottest place I have ever been to. This article vindicates that some...
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