2017 Bear Fire - Mogollon Rim

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Nighthiker
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2017 Bear Fire - Mogollon Rim

Post by Nighthiker » Jun 06 2017 5:22 pm

Bear fire today along the Rim top above Washington Park
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. Photograph taken from the Payson airport at apx. 3pm.

https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5208/
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Re: 2017 Fire Season

Post by trekkin_gecko » Jun 06 2017 7:11 pm

lightning caused, allowing it to burn
much of the cabin loop trail system is now closed
https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DO ... 545100.pdf
https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5208/
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Re: 2017 Fire Season

Post by chumley » Jun 06 2017 8:38 pm

trekkin_gecko wrote: much of the cabin loop trail system is now closed
From the closure map it looks like 95% of it is open. The couple of places where a trail crosses the closure area you can hike the adjacent road a short stretch to get around the closure area. (The roads that make up the closure perimeter are open).
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Re: 2017 Bear Fire - Mogollon Rim

Post by Grasshopper » Jun 06 2017 8:51 pm

Based on the present closure area order, 95% of the Cabin Loop Trail System may still be open, but my favorite Mogollon Rim Autumn Maple Hiking area https://hikearizona.com/decoder.php?ZTN=16685 now appears to be within the burn area closure (off FR300 and in on FR398) :(
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Re: 2017 Bear Fire - Mogollon Rim

Post by Trishness » Jun 06 2017 11:18 pm

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Re: 2017 Bear Fire - Mogollon Rim

Post by Dschur » Jun 13 2017 9:47 am

Looks like a big section of the area is now closed due to the latest closure notice..
On the Coconino NF, the closure runs from the boundary between the Coconino and Apache-Sitgreaves NFs, west along FR 300 to FR 95 to the north, FR 96 to the east and along FR 137B to the forest boundary. This area includes Knoll Lake, portions of the Cabin Loop Trail System, and General Crook Trail.
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Re: 2017 Bear Fire - Mogollon Rim

Post by Grasshopper » Jun 14 2017 11:12 am

Mapped area for Bear Fire - Mogollon Rim as of ~6pm on 6/13/17:
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