PHX - Four Peaks Snow Ride

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Nightstalker, Dec 13, 2009.

  1. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Got an email from my buddypal Tom P about doing a Four Peaks ride. Sounds good, I'm in!

    40% chance of precipitation today. Four Peaks is already in the clouds.

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    Honda Dos Equis. 2006 and 2008.

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    We wouldn't be on the Great Western Trail today, but we would run part of the Arizona Trail.

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  2. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Tom

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    This guy had a bad day/night.

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    Four Peaks in the distance.

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    The road behind.

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  3. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Another victim.

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    Getting closer.

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    Zooming.

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    Lake Roosevelt in the distance.

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  4. mcridr

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  5. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Hey, does it look like we heading away from Four Peaks. Well, yes, we would be. Four Peaks is a capital W Wilderness area. But, there's other fish to fry.

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    Tom was showing off his track skills.

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    Fun day to be out riding. The clouds threatened but did nothing until we left for home. We got lucky. Thanks for lunch and the good times, Nightstalker!
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  8. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    As we climbed in elevation, the temperatures dropped, and the moisture turned from liquid to solid.

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    Arizona RULES!

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  9. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Big rocks.

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    Lots of down trees.

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    Oh yeah, we're going down there!!

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  10. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Stream crossings, in AZ no less!!!

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    On top of a steep, rocky, hill.

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  11. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    The trail we were on looped back on itself. We had some gas concerns so we started back.

    Remember this hill?? This is what it looks like from the bottom.

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    On the top.

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  12. Nightstalker

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    Trees!

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    Fun trail.

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    Snow.

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  13. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Four Peaks still in the clouds.

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    Almost back to the truck.

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  14. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Nothing finishes off a ride better than a couple of Blue Moon's.

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    And some grub.

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  15. Nightstalker

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    Just under 70 miles total.

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  16. DirtyDog

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    Nice, dood.

    Good to see that you desert rats are getting some cold weather riding too.
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  17. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Some of Tom's photos:

    That's my new "One" helmet. I really like it a lot! Fits great, comfortable, lots of room for my googles.

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    A little messy.

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    Air Nightstalker

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  18. mattomoto

    mattomoto 2 wheels rule

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    Looks fun out there. Thanks for sharing:D
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