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2019-03-02  
Ballantine Rock Creek, AZ
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Ballantine Rock Creek, AZ 
Ballantine Rock Creek, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Mar 02 2019
hikerdw
Hiking13.24 Miles 2,640 AEG
Hiking13.24 Miles   6 Hrs   27 Mns   2.30 mph
2,640 ft AEG      41 Mns Break
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With a forecast of rain at 50% we figured we'd take a chance. Got to the Ballantine TH at 7:20 and started hiking by 7:30. Lot's of water running in both Camp Creek and Pine Creek so we figured the same would be true for Rock Creek and running it was. Encountered a lot of catclaw during the off-trail hiking and it did wear after a bit. My legs were so scratched up that they almost became numb. Spooked a pair of deer near the corral. The rain started so we figured it was time to head back to the truck. Rained for about 30-40 minutes, just enough to wet the trail. Really enjoyed this outing.

water 1 out of 5water 2 out of 5water 3 out of 5water less than max Camp Creek Medium flow Medium flow

water 1 out of 5water 2 out of 5water 3 out of 5water less than max Pine Creek Medium flow Medium flow

water 1 out of 5water 2 out of 5water 3 out of 5water less than max Rock Creek Medium flow Medium flow
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