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McDowell Meander, AZ
mini location map2019-01-18
11 by photographer avatarKBKB
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McDowell Meander, AZ 
McDowell Meander, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Jan 18 2019
KBKB
Hiking12.03 Miles 823 AEG
Hiking12.03 Miles   4 Hrs   36 Mns   3.21 mph
823 ft AEG      51 Mns Break24 LBS Pack
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Mike, Ben, Marilyn, Kay, Diane, and Marilyn joined me for a twelve mile hike in McDowell Mountain Regional Park and nearby McDowell Sonoran Preserve.

We hiked: Wagner, Granite, Delsie, Gooseneck, Rock Knob, Pemberton, Bluff Tr Wash, Granite, Bluff, Granite, and back on Wagner.

We saw a lot of mountain bikes out in the morning - more than usual for a Friday. There was a group at Jackass Junction (near Granite Tank) that was working on fixing a flat. There's now a bike repair station there, complete with tubes in a mailbox. It works on the honor system - you take what you need and bring back supplies when you next ride by.

Anyway... all of these trails were in great shape. The desert was incredibly green w/ lots of flowering plants too.
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