PHX - Prescott 7 Mile Gulch

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Nightstalker, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    A wolf pack of 5 entered the Arizona highland pines to beat the valley heat.

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    Tony the ANIMAL!

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  2. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    We were running at a smoking hot pace, so action photos were few today. But, I do have miles of video to sort through.

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  3. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    We stopped for a short break, F-Pilot swapped out his main jet.

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    Impressive organization!

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    We had a contest to see who could read the size scribed into the jet.

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  4. Nightstalker

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    Slowred on the trail.

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    Tony on his KTM 2 smoker.

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    Front to back, Slowred, F-Pilot, Robert.

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    Great views at almost 7000 feet.

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  5. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    We moved from the rocky brushy trails to the soft, steep, shady pine trails.

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  6. 4play

    4play Next?

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  7. DurtKlod

    DurtKlod Long timer

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    I was up there as well. Started out at Poland Junction at 7a.m., went on up to Senator and then down to White Spar. From there I jumped over to Copper Basin to come down in Skull Valley the back way. Then out Tonto to my parents place another 30 miles past that. I came across 1 Yamaha with a group of 3 KTMs and one Honda. Probably not you guys though.
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  8. Nightstalker

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    Much needed break.

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    This is a rocky uphill.

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    And then the descent.

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    Tony

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  11. F-Pilot

    F-Pilot Adventurer

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    Was great to meet and ride with you all, Tony and I had a blast.
    The ride started off a bit rough on those rocky quad trails behind Lynx Lake. I was hoping you didn't want to go down the hill and was relieved when you decided to stay up top and ride 7 Mile Gulch.
    Tony "the animal" wore us out on the endless singletrack around there. It took another 15 mile loop after you guys left to finally make him say he had enough!
    Looking forward to making it on more of your rides!

    Here's the link to my photo page, you'll notice we do alot of the same rides.
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  12. rattlecan

    rattlecan Caffeine Driven

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    Nice! I'll bet it was a workout.
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    We took a break with some Arizona Trail Talk riders we met on the trail.

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    Tony makes a quick carb adjustment.

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    Back on the trail, Tony gets stuck in a bush.

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  14. Nightstalker

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    We worked our way back to the trucks and loaded up for FOOD. Lynx Lake Cafe.

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    What a wonderful meal!

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    Robert making new friends.

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    Slowred Polka groupie!

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    Ride map (approx).

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    Elevation profile.

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  16. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Wasn't us. You didn't get rained on did you?

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  17. azwheelin

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    Looked like a good time. Heading up to Crownking and then Prescott next week.:1drink
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  18. DurtKlod

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    No. I was really lookin' forward to a little monsoonal action up there but didn't see a single drop all day. Got back to Poland Jct. by 3:30. 150 mile ride.
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  19. Slowred

    Slowred Been here awhile

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    Great ride yesterday! It was pretty darn cool in the pines. That was an awesome loop NS. You barely had time for pics with that pace. I wish we had some of the big log jump. I actually cleaned it. But as we all know, no pic, it didn't happen.:rofl
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  20. Nightstalker

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    Processing videos...
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