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Oct 23 2021
rcorfman
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61 male
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 Phoenix, AZ
Deem Hills 8.49 Miler, AZ 
Deem Hills 8.49 Miler, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Oct 23 2021
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Hiking8.49 Miles 1,115 AEG
Hiking8.49 Miles   2 Hrs   29 Mns   3.42 mph
1,115 ft AEG
 
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Oct 22 2021
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61 male
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Stetson Hills Trails, AZ 
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ
 
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Hiking4.20 Miles 209 AEG
Hiking4.20 Miles   1 Hour   13 Mns   3.45 mph
209 ft AEG
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Oct 21 2021
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61 male
 Joined Oct 17 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ 
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Oct 21 2021
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Hiking4.20 Miles 209 AEG
Hiking4.20 Miles   1 Hour   9 Mns   3.65 mph
209 ft AEG
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Oct 20 2021
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61 male
 Joined Oct 17 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ 
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ
 
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Hiking4.20 Miles 209 AEG
Hiking4.20 Miles   1 Hour   6 Mns   3.82 mph
209 ft AEG
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Oct 19 2021
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61 male
 Joined Oct 17 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ 
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ
 
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Hiking4.20 Miles 209 AEG
Hiking4.20 Miles   1 Hour   8 Mns   3.71 mph
209 ft AEG
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Oct 18 2021
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61 male
 Joined Oct 17 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ 
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ
 
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Hiking4.20 Miles 209 AEG
Hiking4.20 Miles   1 Hour   11 Mns   3.55 mph
209 ft AEG
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Oct 17 2021
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61 male
 Joined Oct 17 2008
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Deem Hills 8.49 Miler, AZ 
Deem Hills 8.49 Miler, AZ
 
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Hiking8.49 Miles 1,115 AEG
Hiking8.49 Miles   2 Hrs   35 Mns   3.29 mph
1,115 ft AEG
 
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Oct 15 2021
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61 male
 Joined Oct 17 2008
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Stetson Hills Trails, AZ 
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ
 
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Hiking4.20 Miles 209 AEG
Hiking4.20 Miles   1 Hour   7 Mns   3.76 mph
209 ft AEG
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Oct 14 2021
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61 male
 Joined Oct 17 2008
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Stetson Hills Trails, AZ 
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Oct 14 2021
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Hiking4.20 Miles 209 AEG
Hiking4.20 Miles   1 Hour   8 Mns   3.71 mph
209 ft AEG
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Oct 13 2021
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61 male
 Joined Oct 17 2008
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Stetson Hills Trails, AZ 
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ
 
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Hiking4.20 Miles 209 AEG
Hiking4.20 Miles   1 Hour   8 Mns   3.71 mph
209 ft AEG
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Oct 12 2021
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61 male
 Joined Oct 17 2008
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Stetson Hills Trails, AZ 
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Oct 12 2021
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Hiking4.20 Miles 209 AEG
Hiking4.20 Miles   1 Hour   7 Mns   3.76 mph
209 ft AEG
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Oct 11 2021
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61 male
 Joined Oct 17 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ 
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ
 
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Hiking4.20 Miles 209 AEG
Hiking4.20 Miles   1 Hour   9 Mns   3.65 mph
209 ft AEG
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Oct 09 2021
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61 male
 Joined Oct 17 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
R2r Nk - Ba, AZ 
R2r Nk - Ba, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Oct 09 2021
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Hiking23.00 Miles 5,125 AEG
Hiking23.00 Miles   12 Hrs      1.92 mph
5,125 ft AEG
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A friend organized a rim to rim hike, down North Kaibab and up Bright Angel. He knew of a group from Orange Theory that were hiking the other direction so we met them at Flagstaff and swapped cars and would swap keys when we passed in the canyon. I got stuck in the minivan ](*,). We camped at the Orderville trailhead off of 89A on the AZT.

I thought it would be easiest to just pack my gear instead of worrying about retrieving it later, especially since it looked like rain and stuff would be packed up wet. It was a nice clear starry night, but it was still raining. Really weird.

We got up way too early but by the time we got gas and found a place to park, it was a bit past six when we started down into the canyon. Unbeknown to us, the weekend we picked is the busiest R2R day of the year. The NK trailhead parking was full and we had to travel a fair distance before finding a place to park. Plus there was a long line to the privy. Ugh. At least it wasn't too cold. I was fine in shorts, long sleeved shirt, and my wind jacket.

We hoped to start at 5 but 6 was nice as there was enough light to not need a headlamp and seeing the sun rise and the San Francisco peaks off in the distance made the late start worth it.

In general, the hike was pretty casual. We stopped at the first rest house, then the pump house, then Cottonwood Camp. Then I detoured to Ribbon Falls. I'd never been and figured it was about time I did. Then at Phantom Ranch, BA campground, Indian Gardens, and then 1.5 mile to go. Finally made it out. It was casual enough but I haven't done 20+ miles for awhile so I was plenty tired at the end.

So the interesting thing is that about 5 different people asked if I was thru hiking the AZT. Some of them were hiking the AZT themselves. I guess that's what happens when I'm carrying essentially the same kit I hiked the PCT with. It led to some nice conversations so that was fun. I won't deny that I sort of wished I was (until the snow and cold came the next several days).
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Oct 08 2021
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61 male
 Joined Oct 17 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ 
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Oct 08 2021
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Hiking4.20 Miles 209 AEG
Hiking4.20 Miles   1 Hour   10 Mns   3.60 mph
209 ft AEG
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Oct 07 2021
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61 male
 Joined Oct 17 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ 
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Oct 07 2021
rcorfman
Hiking4.20 Miles 209 AEG
Hiking4.20 Miles   1 Hour   7 Mns   3.76 mph
209 ft AEG
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Oct 06 2021
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61 male
 Joined Oct 17 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ 
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Oct 06 2021
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Hiking4.20 Miles 209 AEG
Hiking4.20 Miles   1 Hour   8 Mns   3.71 mph
209 ft AEG
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Oct 05 2021
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61 male
 Joined Oct 17 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ 
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ
 
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Hiking4.20 Miles 209 AEG
Hiking4.20 Miles   1 Hour   11 Mns   3.55 mph
209 ft AEG
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Oct 04 2021
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61 male
 Joined Oct 17 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ 
Stetson Hills Trails, AZ
 
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Hiking4.20 Miles 209 AEG
Hiking4.20 Miles   1 Hour   12 Mns   3.50 mph
209 ft AEG
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Oct 03 2021
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61 male
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 Phoenix, AZ
Daisy Mountain - AnthemPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Oct 03 2021
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Hiking7.03 Miles 1,618 AEG
Hiking7.03 Miles   2 Hrs   52 Mns   2.53 mph
1,618 ft AEG      5 Mns Break
 
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As I've done the last Daisy Mtn walks I've done, I parked at the end of Circle Mtn Rd coming from the west off of the I-17 access road. There's a new development going in that I walked through. Currently they're trenched for the water system. I actually used a ladder into the trench to get across.

I saw a few people on the leadup to the climb, but once I reached the loop part (I went counterclockwise) I didn't see anybody else the rest of the hike.

After reaching the summit, I took the trail down to the NE for a ways, then turned around and went back to the summit and continued the loop.

The trail is washed out some more than I remember it which isn't surprising after the monsoon we had this year. Other than that the trail is in good shape.
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Oct 02 2021
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61 male
 Joined Oct 17 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Walkin' Jim Loop TrailPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Oct 02 2021
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Hiking14.13 Miles 1,716 AEG
Hiking14.13 Miles   6 Hrs   5 Mns   2.39 mph
1,716 ft AEG      10 Mns Break
 
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This ended up being a rough day for me. First the road was blocked off for a triathlon so I started walking along the road for 1.6 miles just to get to the trailhead. In hindsight, I probably could have got permission to drive to the trailhead.

I never really felt good today and once the Big Jim trail started climbing things went from bad to worse. I finally stopped and sat on a rock and ate some food and drank some Gatorade then headed back down to the Walkin' Jim loop. The south side of the loop was harder to follow than the north side. I had trouble the last time I was on it so loaded a track in my GPS so I'd be prepared this time. Glad I did as I made use of it a few times. I was moving slow for me and was out of breath a lot. I think I was a bit dehydrated and needed more Gatorade or some form of electrolytes.

I really wished my truck was at the trailhead, but I had a ways to go to get to it. I ran out of water about a quarter mile from the truck - I was really glad I turned around when I did.

I saw several different groups of wild burros throughout the hike today and I heard a couple of others that were in a gulch out of view.

There was several pools of water all along Cottonwood Creek and the other creeks and washes the trail passes by.
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