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36 triplogs

Apr 01 2017
sugarl1952
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 Photos 186
 Triplogs 36

35 female
 Joined Mar 05 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Seven Falls - Mt LemmonTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Apr 01 2017
sugarl1952
Hiking8.00 Miles 700 AEG
Hiking8.00 Miles   4 Hrs      2.29 mph
700 ft AEG      30 Mns Break
 no routes
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Nature played an April fools joke on us and the temperature dropped 10 degrees from the forecasted 70 to 60 with some crazy wind gusts half-way through. But it was better to be a little chilly than hot. Lots of flowers. Not a ton of water running at the falls, but still pretty.
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Wildflowers Observation Substantial
All of the brittlebrush are in bloom and some type of legume-family shrub with pale yellow flowers was everywhere. Isolated cacti blooms and some Mexican poppy and others.
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Dec 23 2016
sugarl1952
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 Photos 186
 Triplogs 36

35 female
 Joined Mar 05 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Gateway Loop Trail - MSPPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Dec 23 2016
sugarl1952
Hiking4.40 Miles 838 AEG
Hiking4.40 Miles   2 Hrs      2.20 mph
838 ft AEG
 no routesno photosets
1st trip
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
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Jun 06 2015
sugarl1952
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 Photos 186
 Triplogs 36

35 female
 Joined Mar 05 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Horton Creek Trail #285Payson, AZ
Payson, AZ
Hiking avatar Jun 06 2015
sugarl1952
Hiking6.00 Miles 900 AEG
Hiking6.00 Miles
900 ft AEG
 no routes
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
I wish I had taken my camera, but the batteries were dead. The forest was gorgeous post-rain, but of course the trail was a mess. Still fun though. All the New Mexico locust flowering, along with the yellow columbine, made it feel like we had left Arizona. We didn't actually make it the last mile due to time constraints, but a great hike overall.
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Wildflowers Observation Moderate
New Mexico locust, yellow columbine, lupine, salsify, manzanita, lots of others!
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May 23 2015
sugarl1952
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 Photos 186
 Triplogs 36

35 female
 Joined Mar 05 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Brins Mesa Trail #119Sedona, AZ
Sedona, AZ
Hiking avatar May 23 2015
sugarl1952
Hiking3.60 Miles 541 AEG
Hiking3.60 Miles
541 ft AEG
 no routes
1st trip
Partners none no partners
Soldier's Pass to Brins Mesa and looped around via Cibola Pass. Excellent weather. Not too much traffic on the trail, but getting through town was a bit of a bear. Lots of cliff roses in bloom and prickly pear too.
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Wildflowers Observation Light
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May 17 2015
sugarl1952
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 Photos 186
 Triplogs 36

35 female
 Joined Mar 05 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Seven Falls - Mt LemmonTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar May 17 2015
sugarl1952
Hiking8.00 Miles 700 AEG
Hiking8.00 Miles   3 Hrs   30 Mns   2.29 mph
700 ft AEG
 no routes
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Beautiful day at Seven Falls. Weather was perfect in the mid 70s with a really cool breeze. Parking lot was crowded but 90% of people were going to Sabino Canyon not Bear Canyon. Few loud 20-somethings at the falls, but not enough to ruin it. Falls were just a trickle, still pretty though.
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Wildflowers Observation Isolated
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May 05 2015
sugarl1952
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 Photos 186
 Triplogs 36

35 female
 Joined Mar 05 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Mormon Trail to Hidden Valley- South Mountain, AZ 
Mormon Trail to Hidden Valley- South Mountain, AZ
 
Hiking avatar May 05 2015
sugarl1952
Hiking6.00 Miles
Hiking6.00 Miles   2 Hrs      3.00 mph
 no routesno photosets
1st trip
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
So many bugs!!! Weather was perfect but the little gnats were awful! You couldn't even stop for a second to get a drink or you were covered. Worst I've ever seen it on South Mountain.
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Oct 09 2012
sugarl1952
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 Photos 186
 Triplogs 36

35 female
 Joined Mar 05 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Horton Creek Trail #285Payson, AZ
Payson, AZ
Hiking avatar Oct 09 2012
sugarl1952
Hiking6.00 Miles 1,183 AEG
Hiking6.00 Miles   3 Hrs      2.25 mph
1,183 ft AEG      20 Mns Break
 no routes
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Went up to get out of the last of the heat in the valley. Not really looking like fall up there yet, but it was still a pretty hike.
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Autumn Foliage Observation Isolated
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Jun 29 2011
sugarl1952
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 Photos 186
 Triplogs 36

35 female
 Joined Mar 05 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Woods Canyon Lake Trail - Mogollon RimPayson, AZ
Payson, AZ
Hiking avatar Jun 29 2011
sugarl1952
Hiking5.50 Miles
Hiking5.50 Miles   2 Hrs   30 Mns   2.20 mph
 no routes
1st trip
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Warm weather, but a lot cooler than Phoenix especially with the wind gusts. The parts of the trail that go around the skinny "legs" of the lake are very lush. Saw one bald eagle, but not the nests. The trail was diverted around the nesting area which added a little bit of distance onto the route. Pictures to follow...
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Wildflowers Observation Isolated
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Aug 28 2010
sugarl1952
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 Photos 186
 Triplogs 36

35 female
 Joined Mar 05 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Middle Trail #202Globe, AZ
Globe, AZ
Hiking avatar Aug 28 2010
sugarl1952
Hiking1.20 Miles 174 AEG
Hiking1.20 Miles   2 Hrs      0.60 mph
174 ft AEG
 no routes
1st trip
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Gorgeous day up in the Pinals. Quite a lot of wildflowers, especially in the clearings. Great escape from the heat.
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Wildflowers Observation Substantial
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Apr 03 2010
sugarl1952
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 Photos 186
 Triplogs 36

35 female
 Joined Mar 05 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Javelina Canyon TrailPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Apr 03 2010
sugarl1952
Hiking2.00 Miles
Hiking2.00 Miles   1 Hour   30 Mns   1.33 mph
 no routesno photosets
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Great spring day,moderate amount of poppies and lupine, the hedgehogs are in bloom as well
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Sep 05 2009
sugarl1952
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 Photos 186
 Triplogs 36

35 female
 Joined Mar 05 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Desert Classic TrailPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Sep 05 2009
sugarl1952
Hiking2.00 Miles 500 AEG
Hiking2.00 Miles   1 Hour      2.00 mph
500 ft AEG
 no routesno photosets
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Nature gifted me with a break from 110 degree temps for my birthday! Took two labs out with me for a little stroll.
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Jun 07 2009
sugarl1952
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 Photos 186
 Triplogs 36

35 female
 Joined Mar 05 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Fossil Springs Trail #18 - Fossil CreekCamp Verde, AZ
Camp Verde, AZ
Hiking avatar Jun 07 2009
sugarl1952
Hiking8.00 Miles 1,391 AEG
Hiking8.00 Miles   5 Hrs   30 Mns   1.45 mph
1,391 ft AEG
 no routes
1st trip
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Perfect weather, great swimming, loved it.
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Wildflowers Observation Light
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May 12 2009
sugarl1952
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 Photos 186
 Triplogs 36

35 female
 Joined Mar 05 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Boyce ThompsonGlobe, AZ
Globe, AZ
Hiking avatar May 12 2009
sugarl1952
Hiking2.25 Miles 100 AEG
Hiking2.25 Miles   1 Hour   30 Mns   1.50 mph
100 ft AEG
 no routesno photosets
1st trip
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
pretty hot out but nice to have the place to ourselves and the demonstration garden was still in full bloom
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Mar 02 2009
sugarl1952
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 Photos 186
 Triplogs 36

35 female
 Joined Mar 05 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Desert Classic TrailPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Mar 02 2009
sugarl1952
Hiking3.00 Miles 50 AEG
Hiking3.00 Miles   1 Hour   30 Mns   2.00 mph
50 ft AEG
 no routesno photosets
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Went out looking for wildflowers. The fiddlehead, popcorn flower, and scorpion weed were prevalent. A few isolated lupine, poppy, and chia. The hedgehogs look like they'll be ready in a couple more weeks.
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Wildflowers Observation Moderate
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Feb 25 2009
sugarl1952
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 Photos 186
 Triplogs 36

35 female
 Joined Mar 05 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Javelina Canyon TrailPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 25 2009
sugarl1952
Hiking2.00 Miles 50 AEG
Hiking2.00 Miles   1 Hour      2.00 mph
50 ft AEG
 no routesno photosets
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Pretty warm out, in the upper 80s. Too many more days like this without another rain and the wildflower seeds will all be dead. I guess my standards for spring are set pretty high after last years amazing blooms.
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Feb 04 2009
sugarl1952
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 Photos 186
 Triplogs 36

35 female
 Joined Mar 05 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Guadalupe Ridge - AKA Midlife Crisis / ScottPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 04 2009
sugarl1952
Hiking2.00 Miles 250 AEG
Hiking2.00 Miles   1 Hour   30 Mns   1.33 mph
250 ft AEG
 no routes
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
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Jan 18 2009
sugarl1952
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 Photos 186
 Triplogs 36

35 female
 Joined Mar 05 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Camelback Summit - Echo Canyon THPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Jan 18 2009
sugarl1952
Hiking2.30 Miles 1,300 AEG
Hiking2.30 Miles   3 Hrs      0.77 mph
1,300 ft AEG
 no routesno photosets
1st trip
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Great day for a hike. Went with a few first-timers.
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Jan 11 2009
sugarl1952
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 Photos 186
 Triplogs 36

35 female
 Joined Mar 05 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Mormon LoopPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Jan 11 2009
sugarl1952
Hiking5.00 Miles 1,375 AEG
Hiking5.00 Miles   2 Hrs   20 Mns   2.14 mph
1,375 ft AEG
 no routesno photosets
1st trip
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Perfect weather. Lots of people out. Felt good to be hiking again.
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Oct 18 2008
sugarl1952
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 Photos 186
 Triplogs 36

35 female
 Joined Mar 05 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
See Canyon Trail #184Payson, AZ
Payson, AZ
Hiking avatar Oct 18 2008
sugarl1952
Hiking4.00 Miles 1,720 AEG
Hiking4.00 Miles   2 Hrs   30 Mns   1.60 mph
1,720 ft AEG
 no routes
1st trip
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
weather was gorgeous, nice breeze to keep the temperature around 80. didn't go all the way to the end of this trail, but did make a little pit stop at see spring. very relaxing and refreshing.
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Autumn Foliage Observation Light
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Wildflowers Observation Light
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Oct 17 2008
sugarl1952
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 Photos 186
 Triplogs 36

35 female
 Joined Mar 05 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Horton Creek Trail #285Payson, AZ
Payson, AZ
Hiking avatar Oct 17 2008
sugarl1952
Hiking4.00 Miles 1,183 AEG
Hiking4.00 Miles   2 Hrs   30 Mns   1.60 mph
1,183 ft AEG
 no routes
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
hiked for a couple hours before we could check in to our room at the Christopher Creek Lodge, a few patches of bright orange Autumn foliage, weather was a little warm for mid-October, but it was better than being in Phoenix
Flora
Flora
Arizona Grape
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Autumn Foliage Observation Moderate
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average hiking speed 1.81 mph
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