PHX - Montana Mountain

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Nightstalker, Mar 7, 2010.

  1. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Javalina and goner joined me for an easy ride on Montana Mountain yesterday. Here's a mix of my Javalina's and my photos.

    goner - Yamaha WR450
    Javalina - Honda 650R
    Nightstalker - Honda 450x

    Getting ready.

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    Nightstalker and Goner.

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  2. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Goner Crossing Queen creek.

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    This fellow wasn't so lucky.

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    This RV pulled up to the creek crossing. We waited a bit to see him cross, but quickly grew impatient and moved on.

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  3. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    The desert is so GREEN right now!!

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  4. GB

    GB . Administrator Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    Beautiful :thumb

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  5. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    We took a little side trip off the main loop. Up this...

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    Near the top, looking across to the main road.

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    Old mine.

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  6. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Back on the main loop, waterfall along side of the road.

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    Javalina and Goner

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    Very scenic.

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    Not so scenic.

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  7. rydnseek

    rydnseek reluctant poster

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    Great pics, guys! looked like a fun ride with some nice water.. our wet winter has provided us with deeper than usual water crossings..

    Those are some serious pants, NS. They do announce your coming well, & probably scare off the wildlife.. women & children run screaming, etc.
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  8. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Goner

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    Heading down the switchbacks.

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    We should go where.

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    That hill, there!

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    We'll have to get down to the cabin first though.

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  9. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    The women and children run screaming when I take them off...
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  10. xrmattaz

    xrmattaz Retiremented Supporter

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    All my life has been spent in Aridzona.....where the 'eck is Montana Mt?

    Oh, nice piccies!

    (Edit, Googled it, never been up in that area)
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  11. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Down at the cabin.

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    Hey, isn't there a mine near here??
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  12. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Why, yes, I do believe there is a mine near here...

    Looks kind of scary, where's my flashlight?

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    Even scarier inside.

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    End of the line for me.

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    Let's get out of here!

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    I think I lost a finger in there.

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    Goner navigates the trail back to the cabin.

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  13. jbrownmxr

    jbrownmxr Gas Passer

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    Those are some serious pants, NS. They do announce your coming well, & probably scare off the wildlife.. women & children run screaming, etc.[/quote]

    I was going to ask who puked on them, but, ou sorta beat me to it. Yikes.
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  14. pdedse

    pdedse paraelamigosincero

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    Outstanding! Must have had considerable rains for the desert to look that green--an explosion of desert flowers can't be too far off.
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  15. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    We headed up stream from the cabin.

    Remember this hill??

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    This is what it looks like up close.

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    We decided to continue up stream instead.

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  16. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Hey, do you remember coming down that road to the cabin?

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    Watch out for 2 way traffic. We actually got passed by a tow truck!! He was too fast for my camera, but I did get a picture of his buddy.

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    The road goes right by a big quarry, on the way to Julio Hill.

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  17. Dread Pendragon

    Dread Pendragon Tragic Donkey Throttler

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  18. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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  19. KTMSER

    KTMSER Big bike friendly

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    Great shots but those pants....:eek2






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  20. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    We headed to Superior for lunch...but we got a little side tracked.

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    Apparently, we found a secret tunnel to Mexico.

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    Goner was the first to cross the border.

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    Old mine.

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    Bridge

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