Trip Reports

Backroad to Crown King

The last time I took the back road to Crown King, it was cold, almost snowing and everything was frozen, nothing like the Arizona I’m used to. This time it was a little different, it still hadn’t warmed up to the broiling temperatures of the Arizona’s desert, and we weren’t trying to crawl over frozen […]

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Copper Canyon

This trail runs right along the I-17 that drops into Verde Valley, it’s a pretty simple and easy to follow along route, only downside is once you get higher up in elevation the rougher the road gets. It doesn’t look like the road has been maintained much after the new power-lines were installed. All in

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Cherry Creek Trail

This is by far one of the most scenic places in Arizona. You don’t often get to see these types of views, visit Indian Ruins from 700+ years ago and get to enjoy a number of running creek crossings in one day. The day started off just south of Roosevelt Lake, at the bridge that

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Rocker Panel Pass FR160

This was a fun run. Curtis and I caraved out to the trail head out of town, when we got there, we were convinced it would be just the two of us. Not too much longer Mike Whipple pulled up, a new guy Forrest, and shortly thereafter Jim. The trail itself, Forest Road 160, was

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Black Pearl Mine

Today was a good day, at least for the group that went towards Prescott. We met up with Bobby’s group, Sonoran Desert Wheelers, in Bagdad, AZ, they had a huge turn out of Jeeps and other various rigs. We had a handful of Zuks of Arizona members, between me, Curtis, James, Jim Kawa(in a jeep),

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