Friday, October 26, 2012

Casino camping

The temperatures finally begin to drop below freezing up at 7500ft, so I decided to head down the mountain to where I could be in the the 70's  once again. Looking for a place to park for the evening I remembered hearing rumors of a casino in the area that catered to travelers. Time to do some casino camping something I look forward to in the winter months, its always a welcomed change of pace. After cooking

Friday, October 12, 2012

The Waiting Game

Not much to report still waiting up in the higher elevations for the temperatures to break below so I decided to do some exploring.

This is the East Verde river which eventually makes it way into the mighty Colorado river. Although I am not

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Ocean Front Property in Arizona?

Maybe George Straight was telling the truth? :) On a current hike thru the Apache Sitegreaves National Forest I stumbled upon what appeared to be a seashell and then another. Upon closer examination I had confirmed in fact these were seashells. Wow I thought to my myself with such an amazing discovery I'm gonna be rich, but as I walked further putting seashell after seashell into my now bulging pockets my thoughts of being wealthy began to fade. After returning to

Monday, October 1, 2012

The New Neighbors

Perched high upon the Mogollon Rim (pronounced MUG-EE-YUN) located at about 7500 ft. This is where I would stay until the temperatures down in the valley reached a reasonable temperature as I write this its 72 degrees for a high here and 103 down in the valley just a mere 60 miles as the crow flies. Anyhow during a hike through the forest I had stumbled across a old trailer that were not there on previous excursions.

After poking around briefly I decided not to stick my nose where it didn't belong so I continued on my