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Feb 28 2022
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79 male
 Joined Dec 16 2011
 Mesa,Az
Red Mountain Rush - HawesPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 28 2022
hikingaz2Triplogs 217
Hiking6.43 Miles 1,348 AEG
Hiking6.43 Miles   3 Hrs   17 Mns   2.14 mph
1,348 ft AEG      17 Mns Break5 LBS Pack
 
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Great hike thru some of the best views Hawes has to offer. Did Trans Goldfield with Roger, now Trans Hawes with Rick and the girls, couldn't keep up with the Girls. Met 4 horses on RM Rush... really surprised us.
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Feb 24 2022
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79 male
 Joined Dec 16 2011
 Mesa,Az
Wind Cave Trail #281Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 24 2022
hikingaz2Triplogs 217
Hiking3.39 Miles 772 AEG
Hiking3.39 Miles   1 Hour   49 Mns   2.14 mph
772 ft AEG      14 Mns Break
 
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Nice day for a trip up Wind Cave, lot of hikers of all ages. Good cardio trying to keep up with Rick
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Feb 18 2022
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79 male
 Joined Dec 16 2011
 Mesa,Az
Goldfield Lasso 2, AZ 
Goldfield Lasso 2, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Feb 18 2022
hikingaz2Triplogs 217
Hiking6.69 Miles 850 AEG
Hiking6.69 Miles   4 Hrs   17 Mns   1.66 mph
850 ft AEG      15 Mns Break5 LBS Pack
 
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Nice hike with Rick, did this hike 5 years ago, but only in reverse, seen a group of horse riders, one hiker and a couple of side by sides, basically had the place to ourselves.
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Feb 14 2022
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79 male
 Joined Dec 16 2011
 Mesa,Az
Goldfield Horse Lasso, AZ 
Goldfield Horse Lasso, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Feb 14 2022
hikingaz2Triplogs 217
Hiking6.72 Miles 1,076 AEG
Hiking6.72 Miles   4 Hrs   50 Mns   1.65 mph
1,076 ft AEG      46 Mns Break5 LBS Pack
 
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rtaylor3235
Finally getting back going again after my hip surgery, haven't done much for a couple of years, I'll add a few that's worth trip logging. Looking forward to some new Trails and renewing old hikes I've done over the years.
Lot of horse riders today, most I've ever seen in one day. No hikers encountered :( good to be hiking with my Buddy Rick again.
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Mar 07 2020
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79 male
 Joined Dec 16 2011
 Mesa,Az
Usery Mine Loop, AZ 
Usery Mine Loop, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Mar 07 2020
hikingaz2Triplogs 217
Hiking3.83 Miles 784 AEG
Hiking3.83 Miles   2 Hrs   43 Mns   1.45 mph
784 ft AEG      5 Mns Break5 LBS Pack
 
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RofRandR
Roger's Son Brett down from SD for the week and wanted a couple of short hikes. We took him over Usery Peak 2972, stopped by HAZ's Jeep, they used to use for Ubber Rides to the various Trail Heads, Joe had turned it in as stolen, but the Police still have no leads, and the Insurance wouldn't pay the claim, and all of our Members have everyone's back so that's the story of why we now have to find our own way to the Trail Heads. Went up and said Hi to Crazy Horse then to the old Mine. Looked around no nuggets, went NW to the next ridge over and walked NE on the Wild Horse Ridge. Came up on the Coin Cairn and then further on another Coin Cairn, remember one of the HAZ'ers saying he put the 1st one down so in case his kids would never be broke, but had to get up on the Ridge to find it. :) Interesting Hike, seen a big Deer jumping along to get over the next wash so we couldn't take a picture, Roger thought it was a Jackrabbit --- Brett and I just looked at each other and kept on hiking :)
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 Flora [ checklist ]
[ checklist ]  California poppy
 Fauna
 Fauna [ checklist ]
[ checklist ]  Velvet Ant
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Mar 01 2020
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79 male
 Joined Dec 16 2011
 Mesa,Az
Wood Canyon - Tower ArchGlobe, AZ
Globe, AZ
Hiking avatar Mar 01 2020
hikingaz2Triplogs 217
Hiking5.90 Miles 1,047 AEG
Hiking5.90 Miles   7 Hrs   9 Mns   0.90 mph
1,047 ft AEG      37 Mns Break15 LBS Pack
 
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Well Grasshopper snagged us again :) with the tease of another Arch. Little did we know how many we would encounter, lost track, they were everywhere and every size, but the Mother of them all, the Tower Arch was the highest of them all. If you enjoy the smooth lichen covered rock of the Goldfields, this to us has so much more character and shapes that we enjoyed while in the Goldfields. We were on Grasshoppers route when Roger wanted to check out a spring he thought was across the creek, but as soon as we crossed we came upon a horse trail . Wait, this was noted on CannondaleKid's triplog of 2012, OK let's follow and come up the backside and meet up with Grasshopper's rte. But sad to say when we did meet up we didn't pay attention and missed going up to the saddle for the Tower Arch viewpoint :( ](*,) :sorry: :doh: . So we opted to miss Peak 4054 and go around and pick up his route on the way back to catch the Arch. So glad we did, but if you go, don't get discouraged if you can't see the Arch from the saddle, we thought what the hay where is it, route looked like it went down and around, which was precarious to do, I said let's go up a couple of shelves that were behind us and check it out, sure enough as we turned around and looked up there it was :yes: :y: We'll be back out to explore Woods Canyon again for sure., Thanks Grasshopper for the idea and route.
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[ checklist ]  Natural Arch
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[ checklist ]  HAZ Rides
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Feb 28 2020
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79 male
 Joined Dec 16 2011
 Mesa,Az
Usery Spur - Maricopa TrailPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 28 2020
hikingaz2Triplogs 217
Hiking2.79 Miles 761 AEG
Hiking2.79 Miles   1 Hour   13 Mns   2.36 mph
761 ft AEG      2 Mns Break4 LBS Pack
 
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LittleMsHiker
Details of our Adventure ---- Hikers -- Bikers -- Group of 6 Hawks -- Dogs -- Horses -- Goat -- sums it all up in a 2.79 mile stroll :o
 Fauna
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[ checklist ]  Harris Hawk
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Feb 23 2020
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79 male
 Joined Dec 16 2011
 Mesa,Az
Saddle Cave, AZ 
Saddle Cave, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Feb 23 2020
hikingaz2Triplogs 217
Hiking7.09 Miles 1,111 AEG
Hiking7.09 Miles   3 Hrs   46 Mns   2.01 mph
1,111 ft AEG      14 Mns Break4 LBS Pack
 
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Wanted something not so rocky this week, between that and cabin fever the trail was busy today. Hadn't been to Saddle Cave for quite awhile, was a perfect choice. Hate to do the loop, just to rocky on the southeast side. Met a couple from Gilbert just getting into hiking of course had to show them RS and also urged them to signup with our Favorite " HAZ "
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Feb 20 2020
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79 male
 Joined Dec 16 2011
 Mesa,Az
Peralta Area State Land, AZ 
Peralta Area State Land, AZ
 
4x4 Trip avatar Feb 20 2020
hikingaz2Triplogs 217
4x4 Trip28.22 Miles 1,617 AEG
4x4 Trip28.22 Miles   2 Hrs   40 Mns   12.54 mph
1,617 ft AEG12 LBS Pack
 
1st trip
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Brad called, wanted to go for a ride, never one to turn down getting out of the house. Hiked one time with rtaylor3235 north of El Camino Del Oro Community back into the Castro Ranch area. We got back to Peralta Rd and he went in behind Gold Canyon, what a trail system and 4x4 routes. Thoroughly enjoyed the ride and looking forward to hiking the area behind G C and up to the base of the Superstitions.
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Feb 16 2020
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79 male
 Joined Dec 16 2011
 Mesa,Az
White CanyonGlobe, AZ
Globe, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 16 2020
hikingaz2Triplogs 217
Hiking7.43 Miles 747 AEG
Hiking7.43 Miles   7 Hrs   14 Mns   1.05 mph
747 ft AEG      11 Mns Break12 LBS Pack
 
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:yes: Brads back from MN let's go !! Finally made it to the end of Joe's Official White Canyon Route :y: Water down just enough to make it thru the boulders that stopped us before. If it wasn't for all of the limbs and brush that stacked up blocking the way in several places, it would have made it more accessible, but hey if it was easy----everyone would be doing it, and you all know what that means :M2C: it was oh so worth it, throw in the Bat Cave and this will be one of my favorite hikes, need to check out other hikes in the area on HAZ, Mr Grasshopper again this time your Tower Arch Hike will be next on the list. Again thanks to everyone that post routes and or at least have photo locations on, I have used that feature many times to get a general idea HAZ Rocks !!!!
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[ checklist ]  Artesian Well - Walnut Canyon
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Feb 09 2020
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79 male
 Joined Dec 16 2011
 Mesa,Az
Cholla TankPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 09 2020
hikingaz2Triplogs 217
Hiking7.72 Miles 695 AEG
Hiking7.72 Miles   5 Hrs      2.57 mph
695 ft AEG   2 Hrs    Break12 LBS Pack
 
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Cholla Tanks, walked by entrance many times ( shame on us, this is a great side trip, reminded us of Garden Valley ) I'll keep this one in my favorite file
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Feb 08 2020
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79 male
 Joined Dec 16 2011
 Mesa,Az
Little Chance Canyon LoopPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 08 2020
hikingaz2Triplogs 217
Hiking3.22 Miles 350 AEG
Hiking3.22 Miles   2 Hrs   16 Mns   1.49 mph
350 ft AEG      6 Mns Break12 LBS Pack
 
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Another nice hike for Tom and Teressa and Brooks before they go back to the cold country MN and IA. Been thru Willow Creek Canyon many times, but after we got thru I looked back and something was not the same, the heavy rains carried some huge rocks away from where I remembered ( WOW ) what force of nature.
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Feb 07 2020
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79 male
 Joined Dec 16 2011
 Mesa,Az
Butcher Jones Trail #463Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 07 2020
hikingaz2Triplogs 217
Hiking2.55 Miles 260 AEG
Hiking2.55 Miles   1 Hour   25 Mns   2.13 mph
260 ft AEG      13 Mns Break12 LBS Pack
 
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Tom and Teressa stopped by they're from MN heading back Saturday, wanted a couple of hikes before they left. Took them out to Saguaro Lake, they loved it 😃 ( what's not to love) Route is one way
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[ checklist ]  Graffiti
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Feb 05 2020
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79 male
 Joined Dec 16 2011
 Mesa,Az
Jeeping around Pinto Creek TH, AZ 
Jeeping around Pinto Creek TH, AZ
 
4x4 Trip avatar Feb 05 2020
hikingaz2Triplogs 217
4x4 Trip25.70 Miles 3,245 AEG
4x4 Trip25.70 Miles   5 Hrs   10 Mns   8.57 mph
3,245 ft AEG12 LBS Pack
 
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Wanted to take Brooks somewhere different, so we went to 3 Trailheads for a variety of Jeeping in the middle of nowhere. We first started at the Haunted Canyon TH then went over to Miles Ranch TH. Got to Miles and already a car there, we decided to take a short 4 mile hike out and back on West Pinto Trail 212, met the hikers from the car at the TH they went out to the Spencer Trl and returned. Got into the Woodbury Fire area, what a shame, but the under growth is starting back. Creek was running good, but a lot of dirt and sand has been washed down by the rains. Then we went over to find Cuff Button TH ( that was fun, never been there ), road was ok up to the Horrell Ranch, but after that we turned on 305, it was a jeep lovers delight, nothing hard but rocky and slow didn't need a 4x4 but needed high clearance in some areas. Made it to Cuff Button and turned around to make the slow ride out of there. The route I attached is only from the old Iron Bridge to the various Trailheads and return to the bridge. Had a great day in the woods
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[ checklist ]  Superstition Wilderness - East
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Feb 01 2020
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79 male
 Joined Dec 16 2011
 Mesa,Az
Bluff Springs Trail #235Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 01 2020
hikingaz2Triplogs 217
Hiking6.50 Miles 1,433 AEG
Hiking6.50 Miles   6 Hrs   16 Mns   1.57 mph
1,433 ft AEG   2 Hrs   7 Mns Break12 LBS Pack
 
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Headed out to Bluff Springs for a little Cardio !!!!! I forgot ------ lottsa Cardio. Son in Law from IA down for a week or so, was in better shape then I thought. Spotted 3 sheep from the area of my posted pic, little to far to get a good shot of them. Enjoyed the hike as it had been awhile in the area.
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Jan 26 2020
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79 male
 Joined Dec 16 2011
 Mesa,Az
Haunted Canyon #203Globe, AZ
Globe, AZ
Hiking avatar Jan 26 2020
hikingaz2Triplogs 217
Hiking8.93 Miles 1,277 AEG
Hiking8.93 Miles   7 Hrs   7 Mns   1.51 mph
1,277 ft AEG   1 Hour   12 Mns Break12 LBS Pack
 
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Been 3 years since I was at Tony's Cabin with Rick and his son Dustin, Wanted to show Roger something new, so I thought he would find the cabin interesting. Nice trip thru the Mine area and to the TH. Headed out and found the log crossing Pinto Creek, kind of shaky, but managed to stay dry. Everything went fine until we came up to a rope across the trail, no worries I said, just to keep the horses off the steep, slippery screed portion, after crawling hand and knees up and up i says, this is not right :scared: Had to get my pole out just to feel somewhat safe going back down !! On the way down a couple hollered up and asked if the views were great ( never got to the top to answer) They were gone by the time we made it down. Got back on the trail- Duh -
Well we made it to the next creek crossing, but over our boots, wasn't our day turned around and said we'll be back with water sandals next time, but all in all a great hike.
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Jan 19 2020
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79 male
 Joined Dec 16 2011
 Mesa,Az
White Canyon Upper - SW Approach FR319Globe, AZ
Globe, AZ
Hiking avatar Jan 19 2020
hikingaz2Triplogs 217
Hiking6.85 Miles 1,295 AEG
Hiking6.85 Miles   6 Hrs   27 Mns   1.15 mph
1,295 ft AEG      31 Mns Break12 LBS Pack
 
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Since we tried Joe's lower Route into W C last time, ( and got watered out ) thought we'd try Mr Grasshopper's route for his W C upper route. It was great, the views were fantastic, weather beautiful, and great company. Wanted to give Brad a hike before he went back to MN for a few weeks. Maybe when he returns we can get Joe's Hike accomplished.
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Jan 12 2020
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79 male
 Joined Dec 16 2011
 Mesa,Az
Usery Mine Loop, AZ 
Usery Mine Loop, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Jan 12 2020
hikingaz2Triplogs 217
Hiking3.41 Miles 664 AEG
Hiking3.41 Miles   2 Hrs   42 Mns   1.52 mph
664 ft AEG      27 Mns Break12 LBS Pack
 
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Usery Area never gets old, always different ways to see something new :) Trying to get my 2020 hikes submitted ( shame on me )
for neglecting HAZ :(. Had to relearn all over again :?
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[ checklist ]  Ghost?
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Jan 10 2020
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79 male
 Joined Dec 16 2011
 Mesa,Az
Gold Canyon Wandering, AZ 
Gold Canyon Wandering, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Jan 10 2020
hikingaz2Triplogs 217
Hiking1.83 Miles 664 AEG
Hiking1.83 Miles   1 Hour   43 Mns   1.43 mph
664 ft AEG      26 Mns Break12 LBS Pack
 
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Nice hike behind our friends home before Dinner time. Interesting, looks like lot of trails intersecting each other probably starting from all the homes backing up to the Trust Land. Nice views !!
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Jan 05 2020
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79 male
 Joined Dec 16 2011
 Mesa,Az
White CanyonGlobe, AZ
Globe, AZ
Hiking avatar Jan 05 2020
hikingaz2Triplogs 217
Hiking4.00 Miles 449 AEG
Hiking4.00 Miles   4 Hrs   22 Mns   1.60 mph
449 ft AEG   1 Hour   52 Mns Break12 LBS Pack
 
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Time for something new and exciting, checked out Joe's description of this Canyon sounds doable. Headed out and signed in at the TH, looks like when route was made it was dry and they walked right up the wash. This time was full of water and a lot of detours and scrambling :) Was a secluded Canyon had all to ourselves, got stopped about 2 miles in :( water was just to high to maneuver between and underneath the huge boulders, had a snack and said we would be back.
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