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May 14 2018
The_N
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 Routes 54
 Photos 1,508
 Triplogs 325

33 male
 Joined Mar 18 2015
 Payson, AZ
Bursera - Gila - National - Pyramid loop, AZ 
Bursera - Gila - National - Pyramid loop, AZ
 
Hiking avatar May 14 2018
The_N
Hiking11.35 Miles 2,500 AEG
Hiking11.35 Miles   3 Hrs   20 Mns   3.44 mph
2,500 ft AEG      2 Mns Break
 
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After work special. Got out a little early so I squeezed in a couple extra miles. Warm start but enjoyable as the sun set. Didn't encounter another soul all evening.
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May 11 2018
The_N
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33 male
 Joined Mar 18 2015
 Payson, AZ
Parsons Trail #144Prescott, AZ
Prescott, AZ
Hiking avatar May 11 2018
The_N
Hiking5.50 Miles 500 AEG
Hiking5.50 Miles
500 ft AEG
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1st trip
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Short and sweet to beat the heat. I had to work for a few hours in the a.m. so this jaunt was fitting. Meghann has been wanting to see this place and I had never been. Certainly a beautiful little trail from top to bottom. Plenty of water and a great place for a cooling swim.
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May 02 2018
The_N
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33 male
 Joined Mar 18 2015
 Payson, AZ
Corona LoopPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar May 02 2018
The_N
Hiking5.80 Miles 1,480 AEG
Hiking5.80 Miles   2 Hrs      2.90 mph
1,480 ft AEG
 
Just a little after work treadmill in the hills. Didn't start until after 7pm and missed the sunset. Great night to be outside.
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Apr 29 2018
The_N
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33 male
 Joined Mar 18 2015
 Payson, AZ
Cactus to CloudsBig Bear - Jacinto, CA
Big Bear - Jacinto, CA
Hiking avatar Apr 29 2018
The_N
Hiking20.00 Miles 10,800 AEG
Hiking20.00 Miles   9 Hrs   7 Mns   2.49 mph
10,800 ft AEG   1 Hour   5 Mns Break
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Feeling a bit out of shape, we decided on C2C to knock off the rust. Turned out to be a perfect day for this one. Departed Phoenix at midnight and started hiking at 440am. By 1130am we were atop Jacinto enjoying lunch and a summit beer. What an awesome trail from bottom to top. Plenty of folks from the tram up. Many wanted to stop and chat with us, likely just to stop for a breather. Great views all day. Tons of wildflowers in the lower portions. Definitely a hike I'd repeat.
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Apr 25 2018
The_N
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33 male
 Joined Mar 18 2015
 Payson, AZ
Corona LoopPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Apr 25 2018
The_N
Hiking5.80 Miles 1,460 AEG
Hiking5.80 Miles   1 Hour   58 Mns   3.00 mph
1,460 ft AEG      2 Mns Break
 
Hit the outdoor treadmill with Dallin. Started later than usual which led to our first SoMo rattler sighting of the year. Tons of scorpions, spiders, centipedes and owls out. No people seen.
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Apr 22 2018
The_N
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33 male
 Joined Mar 18 2015
 Payson, AZ
Josephine - Wrightson, AZ 
Josephine - Wrightson, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Apr 22 2018
The_N
Hiking14.50 Miles 4,800 AEG
Hiking14.50 Miles   6 Hrs   10 Mns   2.64 mph
4,800 ft AEG      40 Mns Break
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Fun day hike on Wrightson. We started under partly cloudy skies and a breeze. Enjoyed a light sprinkle of rain followed by graupel on the way to Josephine Saddle. Made the side trip to Josephine. The 'trail' starts off great and is in much better shape. Not nearly as brushy. A few new cairns. Dallin insisted on going up and over the rock faces. Took a nutrition break atop Josephine then back down the same way. Cruised on up Wrightson. Enjoyed the views. Chatted with a local on the way back down and finished up at a busy TH. A few wildflowers in the lower parts. Mostly dry out there. Bellows spring was flowing.
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Apr 20 2018
The_N
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 Routes 54
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33 male
 Joined Mar 18 2015
 Payson, AZ
Corona LoopPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Apr 20 2018
The_N
Hiking5.95 Miles 1,460 AEG
Hiking5.95 Miles   2 Hrs   40 Mns   2.46 mph
1,460 ft AEG      15 Mns Break
 
Post-work exercise hike with Meghann in the local hills. Started at about 630 and saw nobody after the first quarter mile. Tons of spiders on the trail. Perfect temps and a decent sunset. We found a set of keys on the return (Honda) and left them on the 'lost and found' post at the TH.
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Apr 18 2018
The_N
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33 male
 Joined Mar 18 2015
 Payson, AZ
Corona LoopPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Apr 18 2018
The_N
Hiking5.77 Miles 1,482 AEG
Hiking5.77 Miles   1 Hour   31 Mns   3.98 mph
1,482 ft AEG      4 Mns Break
 
Short but sweet exercise loop after work. Passed a group of runners at the top of Corona East, didn't see anyone else this evening. Temps were perfect and no wildlife sightings. Sagauros are budding.
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Mar 27 2018
The_N
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33 male
 Joined Mar 18 2015
 Payson, AZ
Corona LoopPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Mar 27 2018
The_N
Hiking5.81 Miles 1,445 AEG
Hiking5.81 Miles   1 Hour   25 Mns   4.10 mph
1,445 ft AEG
 
Empty trails, beautiful weather. Didn't feel like I was pushing too hard, but finished at a personal best time for this hike. Good little loop. Short and sweet.
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Mar 24 2018
The_N
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33 male
 Joined Mar 18 2015
 Payson, AZ
Hellsgate 37 ( North ) to Tonto CreekPayson, AZ
Payson, AZ
Hiking avatar Mar 24 2018
The_N
Hiking15.78 Miles 3,528 AEG
Hiking15.78 Miles   6 Hrs   29 Mns   2.64 mph
3,528 ft AEG      30 Mns Break
 
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Weather this weekend looked about perfect for a visit to Hellsgate, so I went for it. Cruised on up to the ridgeline and enjoyed the views before the trails dips back down. Tonto was running clear and spring leaves have started to pop. I followed Haigler downstream briefly, then upstream for a little longer. This was done by walking through the creek and pushing through brush along the shores. I climbed a cliff wall and found a spot for lunch. Taking advantage of the overcast, I got moving shortly after and started the trek back to the TH. On my way out, I met a new haz member out for a solo overnighter. Made the stroll back to the TH under cloudy skies and a nice breeze. Saw a garter snake and had a close encounter with a hawk.
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Mar 19 2018
The_N
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33 male
 Joined Mar 18 2015
 Payson, AZ
Guadalupe - National - Ridgeline Loop, AZ 
Guadalupe - National - Ridgeline Loop, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Mar 19 2018
The_N
Hiking9.18 Miles 1,912 AEG
Hiking9.18 Miles   3 Hrs   21 Mns   2.78 mph
1,912 ft AEG      3 Mns Break
 
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Nice little exercise hike. Peaceful night on the trails. Didn't see a soul after the first hill on Marcos.
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Mar 17 2018
The_N
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33 male
 Joined Mar 18 2015
 Payson, AZ
Superstition Ridgeline Plus, AZ 
Superstition Ridgeline Plus, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Mar 17 2018
The_N
Hiking15.18 Miles 5,899 AEG
Hiking15.18 Miles   10 Hrs   47 Mns   1.67 mph
5,899 ft AEG   1 Hour   40 Mns Break
 
Had this one planned a month out and everything lined up. Great weather, absolutely perfect day for this hike. Left Tempe nice and early with a couple of friends. Knocked out Siphon Draw in the early a.m. hours. Nice and cool with only a few others on the trail. Hit 5024 first before continuing on the ridgeline. Great views all day. Saw a couple of familiar faces. Took a lunch break before the uphill to 5057. Then another little breather on top. Hit Robbers Roost on the way back to Peralta TH.
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Mar 11 2018
The_N
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33 male
 Joined Mar 18 2015
 Payson, AZ
Chivo FallsTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Mar 11 2018
The_N
Hiking10.20 Miles 1,600 AEG
Hiking10.20 Miles
1,600 ft AEG
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Walked the 4x4 road to the falls with a few friends. Clouds kept the tops of the mountains hidden, and us cool. Good flow at the falls. Myself and Daniela continued up stream from above the falls while the other 2 stayed back. We found a decent swimming hole and enjoyed the water for a few. Sun finally broke through on the walk back.
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Mar 08 2018
The_N
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33 male
 Joined Mar 18 2015
 Payson, AZ
Little Guadalupe Loop, AZ 
Little Guadalupe Loop, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Mar 08 2018
The_N
Hiking4.69 Miles 1,092 AEG
Hiking4.69 Miles   2 Hrs   23 Mns   2.15 mph
1,092 ft AEG      12 Mns Break
 
Partners none no partners
Sunset hike with a couple of friends. Up Marcos and continued on Guadalupe. Down into the wash at the usual spot and stayed there to the stone buildings. Had the trails to ourselves. Nice night on the hills.
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Mar 06 2018
The_N
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33 male
 Joined Mar 18 2015
 Payson, AZ
Little Guadalupe Loop, AZ 
Little Guadalupe Loop, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Mar 06 2018
The_N
Hiking6.59 Miles 1,531 AEG
Hiking6.59 Miles   1 Hour   45 Mns   3.77 mph
1,531 ft AEG
 
Nice little sunset exercise hike. Saw a couple of people on Marcos, but nobody after that, weird. From H.V. to Pima Cyn TH was a ghost town. No headlamp needed. Temps and light breeze made for perfect conditions. The best kind of treadmill.
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Mar 04 2018
The_N
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 Joined Mar 18 2015
 Payson, AZ
Marcos - HV - Ridgeline Loop, AZ 
Marcos - HV - Ridgeline Loop, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Mar 04 2018
The_N
Hiking12.03 Miles 2,268 AEG
Hiking12.03 Miles   3 Hrs   55 Mns   3.27 mph
2,268 ft AEG      14 Mns Break
 
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Exercise hike to shake off some rust. Took Marcos - Guadalupe - National to the Old Holbert Lookout. Then back on National and took the washes to Ridgeline. Finished on Pima Wash. Lots of folks in the usual placeas. Great weather!
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Mar 03 2018
The_N
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33 male
 Joined Mar 18 2015
 Payson, AZ
Tanque Verde PeakTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Mar 03 2018
The_N
Hiking17.45 Miles 4,725 AEG
Hiking17.45 Miles   7 Hrs   1 Min   2.90 mph
4,725 ft AEG   1 Hour    Break
 
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DallinW
Headed South for a day-hike with Dallin. I'm always up for ridge walking. This one turned out to be entirely uphill. Definitely a 'ramp' to the peak. Dallin had a little pep in his step and I didn't. We had full sun and I was sweating and wondering why it hurt so much. Passed a group of backpackers on our way up but mostly empty trail. There was water at a few crossings. Nice to hear that sound. Patches of snow clinging to shade fed those drainages. We reached the summit and I fought the urge to nap while eating. Views were nice in all directions. Ladybugs were already gathering on the rocks. On the return, we crossed paths with an enthusiastic backpacking couple and entertained a few stories. Another break was fine with me. The 8.6 miles of downhill felt longer than the uphill, but we finished strong. Mostly fueled by Dallin's food talk. The trail was easy to follow and free of any intrusive vegetation. Grass and catclaw were minimal.
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Feb 25 2018
The_N
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33 male
 Joined Mar 18 2015
 Payson, AZ
Herman's CavePhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 25 2018
The_N
Hiking13.50 Miles 1,680 AEG
Hiking13.50 Miles   8 Hrs      1.93 mph
1,680 ft AEG   1 Hour    Break
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1st trip
Partners none no partners
Accepted an invite to check out a cave I've never heard of, or even noticed while walking by. This allowed me to also walk a couple of stretches of trail in the area that I hadn't recently walked. We started out on Dutchman. Surprisingly quiet morning on the trail. We started seeing backpackers once on Whiskey Spring. The spring was lightly flowing and some decent pools had formed. This entire stretch of Whiskey was in great shape. Once in LaBarge via Red Tanks, we off-trailed it up to the cave. It's an impressive structure, but not useable for anything other than a wildlife hideout. Totally slanted floors give it a cathedral feel. I exited and enjoyed the canyon views while Brittany navigated the cave while attempting to stay upright. We headed back the way we came, and took an extended lunch break in the shade near Whiskey Spring. The rest of the return trip was in full sun, but a breeze and nice temps made it pleansant. All trails were in good shape and easy to follow. We didn't see any one on the trails during the second half of the hike. Surprising for such a nice day.
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Feb 24 2018
The_N
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33 male
 Joined Mar 18 2015
 Payson, AZ
Mazzie Swingset, AZ 
Mazzie Swingset, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Feb 24 2018
The_N
Hiking5.11 Miles 1,159 AEG
Hiking5.11 Miles   1 Hour   54 Mns   3.33 mph
1,159 ft AEG      22 Mns Break
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Camped in the area the night before. Thought this would be a nice place to eat breakfast. Enjoyed the views of a freshly snow dusted Mazzies, finished my cereal and headed back. Temps never reached 30 but a beautiful a.m. in the mountains.
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Feb 19 2018
The_N
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33 male
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 Payson, AZ
Little Guadalupe Loop, AZ 
Little Guadalupe Loop, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Feb 19 2018
The_N
Hiking6.34 Miles 1,464 AEG
Hiking6.34 Miles   2 Hrs   3 Mns   3.17 mph
1,464 ft AEG      3 Mns Break
 
Cool, windy evening on SoMo. We did the shorter version of this loop and stayed on National to Ridgeline. Hidden Valley provided a little break from the wind, but not much.
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