Mogollon Rim

  • AZT 2020 Day 21, March 29, Sunday
  • Start Pine trailhead mile 461.1 and into town of Pine (passage 25mile21.8)
  • End mile 483.8 in General Springs Canyon (passage27mile2.6)
  • Miles walked: 22.7

On my walk out of Pine, a herd of elk are in front of the supermarket. Locals do not seem excited, so it must happen often.

The hike today mostly is just below the Mogollon Rim, a cliff many miles long. To the south of the Rim land is mountainous, and to the north a relatively flat high plateau.

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Pine

  • AZT 2020 Day 20, March 28, Saturday
  • Start mile 450.2, FR 194 (passage25mile11.8)
  • End Pine trailhead mile 461.1 and into town of Pine (passage 25mile21.8)
  • Miles walked: 10.9

A light snow last night is slow to melt in the cold morning, and patches of mud on the road stay frozen until mid-morning.

Getting close to the town of Pine, tall pine forest has been thinned, presumably for fire defense.

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