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Nov 10 2019
Sun_Ray
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 Routes 7
 Photos 764
 Triplogs 1,024

71 male
 Joined Sep 09 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Marcus Landslide Trail - MSPPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Nov 10 2019
Sun_Ray
Hiking3.45 Miles 346 AEG
Hiking3.45 Miles
346 ft AEG
 
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Earlier in the week I attended an evening lecture on rocks and rock formations in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Today was a 3 hour field study on the Marcus Landslide Trail. Slow walking with periodic stops to discuss the rocks along the trail. Always learn something!
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Brian
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Nov 09 2019
Sun_Ray
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 Routes 7
 Photos 764
 Triplogs 1,024

71 male
 Joined Sep 09 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Latigo Trail Loop, AZ 
Latigo Trail Loop, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Nov 09 2019
Sun_Ray
Hiking5.03 Miles 291 AEG
Hiking5.03 Miles   1 Hour   48 Mns   2.93 mph
291 ft AEG      5 Mns Break
 
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1st trip
Route Scout GPS Route Recorded on Route Scout View
With Judy and Kai this morning at Scottsdale McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Brown’s Ranch TH. Browns Ranch Road - Vaquero - Whisky Bottle - Latigo. Saw Chris’s ride with HAZ decal and lots of Steeler stuff in the first parking stall so he must have gotten an early start. Could not have asked for better weather this morning.
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Brian
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday......there is no SOMEDAY!
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Oct 30 2019
Sun_Ray
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 Routes 7
 Photos 764
 Triplogs 1,024

71 male
 Joined Sep 09 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Basalt Ridge - MSPN, AZ 
Basalt Ridge - MSPN, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Oct 30 2019
Sun_Ray
Hiking7.76 Miles 493 AEG
Hiking7.76 Miles   3 Hrs   13 Mns   2.60 mph
493 ft AEG      14 Mns Break
 
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Route Scout GPS Route Recorded on Route Scout View
This short, .3 mile trail was added to the Fall 2018 Northern Preserve map. As it was very cool this morning for the dog, I took a longer route than necessary so I could get in a longer hike. Browns Ranch Trailhead-Latino-Hackamore-Cone Mtn-Upper Ranch-Basalt Ridge returning the same way. Basalt Ridge has enough elevation to provide nice views North and South. Always a treat to be on the West side of Cone Mtn with the beautiful granite it offers.
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Brian
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Oct 23 2019
Sun_Ray
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 Routes 7
 Photos 764
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71 male
 Joined Sep 09 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Rabbit EarsSedona, AZ
Sedona, AZ
Hiking avatar Oct 23 2019
Sun_Ray
Hiking4.76 Miles 658 AEG
Hiking4.76 Miles   2 Hrs   52 Mns   1.83 mph
658 ft AEG      16 Mns Break
 
1st trip
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Route Scout GPS Route Recorded on Route Scout View
We have friends that live off of Jacks Canyon. We left from their home and entered the wilderness area via a neighborhood trail. Merged onto signed Big Loop Trail for a short time then followed a trail to Rabbit Ears area. Wish I could be more helpful with trail description although the Route Scout should help. With Judy/Kai and Rich/Sue/Zelda.
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Autumn Foliage Observation Isolated
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Wildflowers Observation Isolated
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Brian
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday......there is no SOMEDAY!
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Oct 20 2019
Sun_Ray
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 Photos 764
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71 male
 Joined Sep 09 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Fraesfield Trail, AZ 
Fraesfield Trail, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Oct 20 2019
Sun_Ray
Hiking5.61 Miles 281 AEG
Hiking5.61 Miles   1 Hour   57 Mns   2.95 mph
281 ft AEG      3 Mns Break
 
1st trip
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Route Scout GPS Route Recorded on Route Scout View
The Scottsdale McDowell Sonoran Preserve had the opening ceremonies this week for Granite Mountain and Fraesfield Trailheads. Buildings have been added to the previous parking lots only. Both these TH have added to their display boards a short and long option for both hikers and mountain bikers. As I volunteer as a TH Host at both, I wanted to hike one of the suggested trails at Fraesfield so I could give out better information. This hike includes Whisky Bottle-Turpentine-Black Hills Trail. We missed a turn and went out and back a half mile on Dixileta Trail. Not much elevation change but not much traffic either. Beautiful 360* views from TH.
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Brian
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Oct 20 2019
Sun_Ray
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71 male
 Joined Sep 09 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Tom's Thumb Trail - MSPPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Oct 20 2019
Sun_Ray
Hiking3.01 Miles 331 AEG
Hiking3.01 Miles
331 ft AEG
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Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Follow up to Arthropods Traps. Poured a small amount of alcohol into the cup traps and transferred to a small glass bottle. Not much in today’s 20 collection sites.
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Brian
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Oct 17 2019
Sun_Ray
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71 male
 Joined Sep 09 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Tom's Thumb Trail - MSPPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Oct 17 2019
Sun_Ray
Hiking3.01 Miles 331 AEG
Hiking3.01 Miles
331 ft AEG
 no routes
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Participated in Arthropod Collection Project with McDowell Sonoran Conservancy. There are two off trail sites in the Tom's Thumb area with 10 cups recessed in the ground where bugs fall in and can’t get out. They are gathered and given to ASU to be identified and recorded. Today the lids were removed from the cups and on Sunday we will add about 2 inches of alcohol to the cups and pour into a small glass container. This takes place each quarter on 4 sites in the Scottsdale McDowell Sonoran Preserve.
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Brian
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Oct 10 2019
Sun_Ray
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71 male
 Joined Sep 09 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Quartz Trail - CCRPPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Oct 10 2019
Sun_Ray
Hiking5.34 Miles 609 AEG
Hiking5.34 Miles   2 Hrs   7 Mns   2.67 mph
609 ft AEG      7 Mns Break
 
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Route Scout GPS Route Recorded on Route Scout View
Just Kai and I with a 7:45 AM start. Slate-Quartz-Flat Rock to end and back to Quartz- view point looking down on the Go John Trail. Returned the same way minus Flat Rock.
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Wildflowers Observation Isolated
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Brian
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Oct 01 2019
Sun_Ray
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71 male
 Joined Sep 09 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Sunset Whitney Rec Area Rocklin CA, CA 
Sunset Whitney Rec Area Rocklin CA, CA
 
Hiking avatar Oct 01 2019
Sun_Ray
Hiking4.02 Miles 168 AEG
Hiking4.02 Miles   1 Hour   23 Mns   2.91 mph
168 ft AEG
 
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The City of Rocklin has purchased an old golf course and using cart paths has make a nice place to walk. We started at my sister-in-laws house and walked about half a mile to the park.
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Brian
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday......there is no SOMEDAY!
Sep 30 2019
Sun_Ray
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71 male
 Joined Sep 09 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Old Greenwood Trail Truckee, CA 
Old Greenwood Trail Truckee, CA
 
Hiking avatar Sep 30 2019
Sun_Ray
Hiking3.66 Miles 225 AEG
Hiking3.66 Miles   1 Hour   7 Mns   3.28 mph
225 ft AEG
 
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Spent 4 days in Truckee, CA at Old Greenwood community. Hiked and fished in light rain, hail and snow. This community has walking paths that we followed.
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Brian
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday......there is no SOMEDAY!
Sep 22 2019
Sun_Ray
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71 male
 Joined Sep 09 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Overton Trail - CCRPPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Sep 22 2019
Sun_Ray
Hiking3.84 Miles 550 AEG
Hiking3.84 Miles   1 Hour   26 Mns   2.68 mph
550 ft AEG
 
Linked none no linked trail guides
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Route Scout GPS Route Recorded on Route Scout View
Judy, Kai and I started Overton Trail clockwise and turned right on new section of Claymine Trail. This new section meets up with Go John Trail after a half a mile. We took a left and went up the hill and back to Overton parking lot via the Overton Trail.
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Brian
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday......there is no SOMEDAY!
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Sep 16 2019
Sun_Ray
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71 male
 Joined Sep 09 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Overton Trail - CCRPPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Sep 16 2019
Sun_Ray
Hiking5.58 Miles 647 AEG
Hiking5.58 Miles   2 Hrs   11 Mns   2.77 mph
647 ft AEG      10 Mns Break
 
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The Claymine Trail has been extended from the Overton Trail to the Go John Trail. No longer have to hike by the picnic area and up the paved road through the Go John parking lot. It’s .74 miles long. I took it out and back to add 1.5 miles to the Overton hike I usually do. 6:21 AM start with no wife or dog.
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Brian
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Aug 28 2019
Sun_Ray
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71 male
 Joined Sep 09 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Valley of 10,000 SmokesKodiak Island, AK
Kodiak Island, AK
Hiking avatar Aug 28 2019
Sun_Ray
Hiking3.46 Miles 770 AEG
Hiking3.46 Miles
770 ft AEG
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1st trip
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Took a tour from within Katmai National Park. 23 mile bus ride on a dirt road with 3 river crossings in a vehicle I called “The Beast”....a jacked up bus! After looking down on the valley where Novarupta caused the largest volcanic eruption in the 20th century we hiked down. Area is called the Valley of 10,000 Smokes because water trapped under the ash sent steam into the air. Our group of 8 followed a Ranger down into the valley. Very interesting 6 hour day.
Geology
Geology
Tuff
Culture
Culture
HAZ Rides
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Aug 14 2019
Sun_Ray
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71 male
 Joined Sep 09 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Overton Trail - CCRPPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Aug 14 2019
Sun_Ray
Hiking4.20 Miles 530 AEG
Hiking4.20 Miles   1 Hour   34 Mns   2.74 mph
530 ft AEG      2 Mns Break
 
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Hiked Overton Trail counter clockwise to the Go John Trail junction and went left to the two mile point. Turned around and went back the same way. There continues to be shade for about 50% of this hike route. Judy had a 6:30 T-time so we were up early. I got a 6 AM start today.
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Brian
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday......there is no SOMEDAY!
Aug 08 2019
Sun_Ray
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71 male
 Joined Sep 09 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Overton Trail - CCRPPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Aug 08 2019
Sun_Ray
Hiking4.00 Miles 553 AEG
Hiking4.00 Miles
553 ft AEG
 
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Left the house at 6:20 AM and parked in Overton lot. Judy and I hiked Overton Trail counter clockwise to the Go John Trail junction and went left to the two mile point. We turned around and went back the same way. There continues to be shade for about 50% of this hike route.
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Brian
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday......there is no SOMEDAY!
Jul 26 2019
Sun_Ray
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71 male
 Joined Sep 09 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Brandywine Falls, OH 
Brandywine Falls, OH
 
Hiking avatar Jul 26 2019
Sun_Ray
Hiking2.10 Miles 100 AEG
Hiking2.10 Miles
100 ft AEG
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1st trip
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Short hike to falls in Cayahoga Valley National Park outside of Cleveland.
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Brian
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday......there is no SOMEDAY!
Jul 26 2019
Sun_Ray
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71 male
 Joined Sep 09 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Ledges Area Trails, OH 
Ledges Area Trails, OH
 
Hiking avatar Jul 26 2019
Sun_Ray
Hiking2.30 Miles 233 AEG
Hiking2.30 Miles   1 Hour   16 Mns   2.34 mph
233 ft AEG      17 Mns Break
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Short hike in Cayahoga Valley National Park outside of Cleveland.
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Brian
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday......there is no SOMEDAY!
Jul 08 2019
Sun_Ray
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71 male
 Joined Sep 09 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Overton Trail - CCRPPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Jul 08 2019
Sun_Ray
Hiking4.20 Miles 553 AEG
Hiking4.20 Miles
553 ft AEG
 
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Just me with a 6:17 AM start, 71*. To the 2 mile point and back
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Brian
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday......there is no SOMEDAY!
Jul 04 2019
Sun_Ray
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71 male
 Joined Sep 09 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Mineral Point Lake Pend Oreille, ID 
Mineral Point Lake Pend Oreille, ID
 
Hiking avatar Jul 04 2019
Sun_Ray
Hiking4.66 Miles 826 AEG
Hiking4.66 Miles
826 ft AEG
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July 4th long weekend in Sandpoint, ID. Mineral Point hike with the Nolan’s.
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Brian
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday......there is no SOMEDAY!
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Jun 24 2019
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71 male
 Joined Sep 09 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Juniper Canyon TrailCentral Coast, CA
Central Coast, CA
Hiking avatar Jun 24 2019
Sun_Ray
Hiking4.23 Miles 1,159 AEG
Hiking4.23 Miles   2 Hrs   45 Mns   1.89 mph
1,159 ft AEG      31 Mns Break
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Pinnacles National Park was established in 2013. It’s located South of Monterey Bay near the town of Soledad. We entered via the West entrance, stopped at the small visitors center and drove to the end of the road that has several trailheads. The trail comes to a split at about the mile and a half point...we went right as I’d read this was the easier way. Going left or right completes the lollipop loop.In another half mile there is a bench and a nice restroom at this point and you can look down on the other side of the mountain you have been climbing....lots of switchbacks. The highlight of the hike was looking down on 3 California Condors soaring in a canyon below us. This was our 39th National Park visit out of the 61.
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Brian
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday......there is no SOMEDAY!
average hiking speed 2.57 mph
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