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Sep 04 2021
JasonCleghorn
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46 male
 Joined Nov 11 2014
 Amherst, NH
Lindabury Orchard, NH 
Lindabury Orchard, NH
 
Hiking avatar Sep 04 2021
JasonCleghorn
Hiking0.88 Miles 156 AEG
Hiking0.88 Miles      22 Mns   2.40 mph
156 ft AEG
 
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Lindabury Orchard Loop through a relic apple orchard and through the NH woods.
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Feb 21 2021
JasonCleghorn
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 Routes 164
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 Triplogs 283

46 male
 Joined Nov 11 2014
 Amherst, NH
Patch Hill Amherst, NH 
Patch Hill Amherst, NH
 
Snowshoeing avatar Feb 21 2021
JasonCleghorn
Snowshoeing1.25 Miles 234 AEG
Snowshoeing1.25 Miles      47 Mns   1.63 mph
234 ft AEG      1 Min Break
 
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My first day of extended snowshoeing and I hit the summit of Patch Hill in Amherst, NH where I now live!

Kelly and I loved snowshoeing!
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Oct 04 2020
JasonCleghorn
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 Routes 164
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46 male
 Joined Nov 11 2014
 Amherst, NH
The FlumeDartmouth-Lake Sunapee, NH
Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee, NH
Hiking avatar Oct 04 2020
JasonCleghorn
Hiking1.66 Miles 310 AEG
Hiking1.66 Miles
310 ft AEG
 
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Beautiful, absolutely beautiful fall hike in New England. Stunningly beautiful and diverse. The Pool and the Flume itself are big highlights.

Beautiful views of Mt. Flume and Mt. Liberty from along the hike.
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Autumn Foliage Observation Substantial
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Wildflowers Observation Moderate
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Jul 27 2020
JasonCleghorn
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 Routes 164
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 Triplogs 283

46 male
 Joined Nov 11 2014
 Amherst, NH
Dorrs Pond Nature TrailSeacoast Region, NH
Seacoast Region, NH
Hiking avatar Jul 27 2020
JasonCleghorn
Hiking1.85 Miles 215 AEG
Hiking1.85 Miles      35 Mns   3.17 mph
215 ft AEG
 
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Nice little Nature Trail in Manchester with ~200 feet of AEG.
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Jul 25 2020
JasonCleghorn
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 Routes 164
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46 male
 Joined Nov 11 2014
 Amherst, NH
Downtown Manchester, NH 
Downtown Manchester, NH
 
Hiking avatar Jul 25 2020
JasonCleghorn
Hiking2.08 Miles 133 AEG
Hiking2.08 Miles      37 Mns   3.37 mph
133 ft AEG
 
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Downtown Manchester, NH.
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Jul 08 2020
JasonCleghorn
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46 male
 Joined Nov 11 2014
 Amherst, NH
Manchester Cedar Swamp PreserveSeacoast Region, NH
Seacoast Region, NH
Hiking avatar Jul 08 2020
JasonCleghorn
Hiking1.52 Miles 155 AEG
Hiking1.52 Miles      41 Mns   2.22 mph
155 ft AEG
 
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My first hike in New Hampshire as a resident. This is an in town Nature Conservancy 640 acre site. No views but a decent little nature trail.
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May 24 2020
JasonCleghorn
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 Triplogs 283

46 male
 Joined Nov 11 2014
 Amherst, NH
Barker Dam TrailInland, CA
Inland, CA
Hiking avatar May 24 2020
JasonCleghorn
Hiking1.94 Miles 187 AEG
Hiking1.94 Miles   1 Hour      2.01 mph
187 ft AEG      2 Mns Break
 
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Barker Dam Loop Trail at Joshua Tree National Park.
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Flora
Joshua Tree
Named place
Named place
Arch Rock Skull Rock
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Jun 17 2017
JasonCleghorn
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 Routes 164
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46 male
 Joined Nov 11 2014
 Amherst, NH
Bartlett & 'Shoe Scenic Drive, AZ 
Bartlett & 'Shoe Scenic Drive, AZ
 
Scenic Drive avatar Jun 17 2017
JasonCleghorn
Scenic Drive30.00 Miles
Scenic Drive30.00 Miles
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Partners none no partners
Foot pain caused me to change my voluminous weekend plans to a scenic drive and photo session. I love that area out there.
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Jun 11 2017
JasonCleghorn
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46 male
 Joined Nov 11 2014
 Amherst, NH
Lenox CraterFlagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff, AZ
Hiking avatar Jun 11 2017
JasonCleghorn
Hiking1.16 Miles 348 AEG
Hiking1.16 Miles      40 Mns   1.99 mph
348 ft AEG      5 Mns Break
 
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My first trip to Sunset Crater/Lenox. Squeezed it in while my daughter was in dive meet warmups! The slope wouldn't be nearly as difficult if it wasn't like going through very small snow drifts.
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Jun 03 2017
JasonCleghorn
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 Routes 164
 Photos 1,601
 Triplogs 283

46 male
 Joined Nov 11 2014
 Amherst, NH
Geronimo - West Webber ConnectorPayson, AZ
Payson, AZ
Hiking avatar Jun 03 2017
JasonCleghorn
Hiking4.94 Miles 462 AEG
Hiking4.94 Miles   1 Hour   41 Mns   3.15 mph
462 ft AEG      7 Mns Break
 
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zaea
Actually this TL was from our campsite on Milk Ranch Rd. to the Milk Ranch highpoint, a little non-descript peak with 293 feet of prominence. We had camped there Saturday and Saturday night.
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HAZ Rides
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Jun 03 2017
JasonCleghorn
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46 male
 Joined Nov 11 2014
 Amherst, NH
CC Cragin Reservoir, AZ 
CC Cragin Reservoir, AZ
 
Kayak avatar Jun 03 2017
JasonCleghorn
Kayak2.00 Miles
Kayak2.00 Miles
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We paddled a bit at the CC Cragin (Blue Ridge) Reservoir. It is SO beautiful there.
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May 21 2017
JasonCleghorn
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 Triplogs 283

46 male
 Joined Nov 11 2014
 Amherst, NH
Saddleback View, AZ 
Saddleback View, AZ
 
Hiking avatar May 21 2017
JasonCleghorn
Hiking4.39 Miles 352 AEG
Hiking4.39 Miles   1 Hour   51 Mns   2.44 mph
352 ft AEG      3 Mns Break
 
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May 14 2017
JasonCleghorn
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 Photos 1,601
 Triplogs 283

46 male
 Joined Nov 11 2014
 Amherst, NH
Devil's Bridge Trail #120Sedona, AZ
Sedona, AZ
Hiking avatar May 14 2017
JasonCleghorn
Hiking4.36 Miles 574 AEG
Hiking4.36 Miles
574 ft AEG      3 Mns Break
 
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May 13 2017
JasonCleghorn
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 Triplogs 283

46 male
 Joined Nov 11 2014
 Amherst, NH
El Paso Gasline to Sweat Spring, AZ 
El Paso Gasline to Sweat Spring, AZ
 
Hiking avatar May 13 2017
JasonCleghorn
Hiking6.33 Miles 575 AEG
Hiking6.33 Miles   2 Hrs   31 Mns   2.62 mph
575 ft AEG      6 Mns Break
 
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Apr 28 2017
JasonCleghorn
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 Triplogs 283

46 male
 Joined Nov 11 2014
 Amherst, NH
Peak 3465 - Hieroglyphic MountainsPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Apr 28 2017
JasonCleghorn
Hiking2.00 Miles 200 AEG
Hiking2.00 Miles
200 ft AEG
 
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Took my non-outdoors son for an overnight backpack last night. In all that wind. It was WINDY! Saw a rattlesnake about 20 feet from where we camped, two burro and one javelina.
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Cottonwood Creek
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Apr 23 2017
JasonCleghorn
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 Triplogs 283

46 male
 Joined Nov 11 2014
 Amherst, NH
1910/Ochoa, AZ 
1910/Ochoa, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Apr 23 2017
JasonCleghorn
Hiking7.53 Miles 862 AEG
Hiking7.53 Miles   3 Hrs   2 Mns   2.61 mph
862 ft AEG      9 Mns Break
 
1st trip
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Wowza. 1910 is one of the toughest, crumbliest, easy mountains that I've ever climbed. It's the worst, nastiest grus you've seen. There is very little palo verde or rocks to hold onto. It was a fun one.

And then the real fun began...

If you're gonna hike in 'Zona
You're gonna have to get used to snakes
You may not see 'em but you'll hear the sound they make
They don't want to hurt you
But they will give a little shake
If you're gonna hike in 'Zona
You better get use to snakes.

I left 1910 and instead of walking down the powerline corridor, decided to just take the shortest directest route. About half way between 1910 and Ochoa, I spotted about a 3 foot long western diamondback. It was just stretched out. It had ZERO interest in me. In fact, I thought it actually might be dead but wondered if rigor would allow it to be stretched out like it was. It barely even acknowledged my presence as I was standing literally about 5 feet away from it.

Now...every stick is a snake. I left him be and made my way on through the buffel grass and started the MUCH easier Ochoa summit. I quickly gained the summit and headed down.

Only to get the loudest, closest buzz that I've ever gotten from a rattlesnake. I couldn't have been more than a couple feet away. I did the oh :pk: a snake, flying leap and after about 20 feet, froze. Eventually I spotted enough movement to see him. It was I believe, now a Tiger Rattlesnake. Small head and the bands.

The western was almost yellow, living down in the flat buffel grass area.

Fascinating.

The rest of the hike was completely uneventful.

A great day.
Named place
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Pyramid Peak
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Apr 21 2017
JasonCleghorn
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46 male
 Joined Nov 11 2014
 Amherst, NH
Peak 2219, AZ 
Peak 2219, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Apr 21 2017
JasonCleghorn
Hiking6.00 Miles 1,000 AEG
Hiking6.00 Miles
1,000 ft AEG
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This was my first completely off trail, solo adventure since I got sick on February 15th. It was just like riding a bike, LOL. I did fine, wasn't really tired and could have done another 5-8 miles, easily. Was 70 degrees at the TH and 86 when I got back to the car at 9:30.

On a bad note, Route Scout didn't work so I'm estimating my miles and AEG. Oh well. 2219 is a typical Phoenix off-trail peak. Just difficult enough to be moderately fun. You're skiing down on ankle breakers, the medium rocks that I hate.

The foxtails were knee high so every stick was a snake.

Looking over at Saddleback you can see multiple routes and its a pretty cool looking peak but the true interesting peak is Peak 2210 next to 2219. I tried to assess a route up that wouldn't get me killed for next time.

Saw a humongous jackrabbit but not one snake. A vulture flew over me so close I could almost touch it.
Named place
Named place
Saddleback Mountain
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Apr 07 2017
JasonCleghorn
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46 male
 Joined Nov 11 2014
 Amherst, NH
Ocotillo Trail - Sonoran Preserve NorthPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Apr 07 2017
JasonCleghorn
Hiking5.21 Miles 396 AEG
Hiking5.21 Miles   1 Hour   34 Mns   3.44 mph
396 ft AEG      3 Mns Break
 
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Apr 01 2017
JasonCleghorn
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46 male
 Joined Nov 11 2014
 Amherst, NH
Tramonto Peak, AZ 
Tramonto Peak, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Apr 01 2017
JasonCleghorn
Hiking1.58 Miles 665 AEG
Hiking1.58 Miles   1 Hour   3 Mns   1.63 mph
665 ft AEG      5 Mns Break
 
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Forty-five days ago, I almost died.

If you're wondering where I've been, or even if you haven't, here I am.

On February 15th, I began to have severe back pain.

Thinking that it was just a kidney stone or infection, I tried to go to bed. By bed time, I was in agony. By midnight, I was in trouble. After passing out going down the stairs, in the dark, alone, I made it down stairs and huddled with a blanket. My teeth were chattering from the pain being so bad. But worse, I couldn't breathe. By this time, I was gasping for air.

Now I'm sure some of you that know me would be shocked to hear that I argued not to go to the Emergency Room. /sarcasm but yes its true.

An hour later I'd be told that A. I might have leukemia (I didn't) B. I have pneumonia (I didn't) and C. I have a grapefruit sized pulmonary embolism in my left lung (I did).

An ambulance took me to an actual hospital where I spent a good bit of time in the ICU.

Today was my first meaningful hike since early February. I've missed it a ton. Today, sadly kicked my butt but I made it to the summit. I'm not taking anything for granted anymore.
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Feb 05 2017
JasonCleghorn
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 Routes 164
 Photos 1,601
 Triplogs 283

46 male
 Joined Nov 11 2014
 Amherst, NH
Sears-Kay RuinPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 05 2017
JasonCleghorn
Hiking1.30 Miles 239 AEG
Hiking1.30 Miles
239 ft AEG
 
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average hiking speed 2.17 mph
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