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Old 08-21-2014, 02:54 PM   #1246
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.....but I've still gotta troll GE looking for half a needle in what is now a smaller haystack.
It is simple to find in real life w/o google earth. There's not a lot of stuff in that hood to confuse you :). Finding a store in the mall is a far more arduous task
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Old 08-21-2014, 04:48 PM   #1247
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It is simple to find in real life w/o google earth. There's not a lot of stuff in that hood to confuse you :). Finding a store in the mall is a far more arduous task
....maybe so for the guy who was already there. ;) I figure I've got enough information that I'm planning on rolling out that way and try to match up the realestate with the image provided. If I can do that, the needle will grow and the haystack will shrink and I'll catch my first Tag.
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Old 08-23-2014, 09:07 PM   #1248
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My first Tag! Here we go...

The Tag:

33.123570, -112.202167



The Trophy:



The Mishap:



New Tag:

I was trying to Tag the dam that never fills, near where the tiny airplanes fly, but it's all sealed off now. So I decided to do some shopping where the mountain used to be.



Find The Trophy:

From the big R on the sign, turn about face and find it tied to the fence post in the bush.


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Old 08-23-2014, 09:16 PM   #1249
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Congrats Blue... however,
It could be just me, but I'm not seeing any pics.
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Old 08-23-2014, 09:28 PM   #1250
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Congrats Blue... however,
It could be just me, but I'm not seeing any pics.
We found this out there too.... Desert Bird...

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Old 08-23-2014, 09:38 PM   #1251
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Congrats Blue... however,
It could be just me, but I'm not seeing any pics.
Should be fixed. Google Drive sucks for sharing pics. Switched to something else more "public friendly".
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Old 08-23-2014, 09:43 PM   #1252
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Should be fixed. Google Drive sucks for sharing pics. Switched to something else more "public friendly".
Looks good on my end! Even the "mishap..." Cool tag Blue!

Verscootin, did you go through the reservation to place the tag? We came across some tire tracks that were headed towards or coming from the 238?
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Old 08-23-2014, 09:49 PM   #1253
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Should be fixed. Google Drive sucks for sharing pics. Switched to something else more "public friendly".
Yep. I see 'em now. Nice tag.
I'm surprised you bothered with the trinket. I'da left it behind.
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Old 08-23-2014, 09:53 PM   #1254
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Yep. I see 'em now. Nice tag.
I'm surprised you bothered with the trinket. I'da left it behind.
I like it. But I was thinking if I found a way to that dam, where the hell do you leave a trinket on a 50' high, 200 yard long concrete wall?
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Old 08-24-2014, 01:21 AM   #1255
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Nicely done Blue! Looks a lot wetter out there than when I went.

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Verscootin, did you go through the reservation to place the tag? We came across some tire tracks that were headed towards or coming from the 238?
I didn't ride the Rez, but it would have been a lot faster had I. I came up from Mobile and roughly paralleled the power lines. That link you posted about it not being a viable route is wrong, conditions change year to year...see that crown king RR posted yesterday? I just did that in July in 2wd, probably couldn't even make it in my truck now.


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I'm surprised you bothered with the trinket. I'da left it behind.
What a poor sport. Sounds like I should have put DK on it instead ;)

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Old 08-26-2014, 04:57 PM   #1256
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Tried to be tricky with that one eh?
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1441 E Alameda Dr
Phoenix‎ Arizona‎ 85024


New tag.


Go near where the rock is in the river, but don't camp in the creek/wash.

The trophy is hanging on a tree in a cave right behind where I took the photo from
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Old 08-26-2014, 06:01 PM   #1257
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maybe i shouldnt say this but you can get to the dam via the new sonoran desert pkwy.

verboten, didja stop in and say hi to the rangers when you dropped the new tag?
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Old 08-26-2014, 06:10 PM   #1258
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maybe i shouldnt say this but you can get to the dam via the new sonoran desert pkwy.

verboten, didja stop in and say hi to the rangers when you dropped the new tag?
Negative, Ghostrider! Google Earth says you can. Signage on the ground says you can not. The entire Cave Buttes Recreation area is sealed. Granted it's not sealed well, but with our Legal Access rule, that zone is out. Sucks, I grew up on a dirtbike in exactly that hunk of desert. If you know a legal way in there that I don't know about, PM me, lets set up a ride. Nostalgia is drawing me back there.
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Old 08-26-2014, 06:37 PM   #1259
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Negative, Ghostrider! Google Earth says you can. Signage on the ground says you can not. The entire Cave Buttes Recreation area is sealed.
i'll give that to ya for the sake of the tag rules. i didnt say it was legal, but its most definately not sealed. i rode out there after the new pkwy was opened up and from said pkwy there is not one single no trespassing sign, or at least not then. i knew better but went anyway and it was very strange to be back out there after so many years, but you didnt hear it from me.
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Old 08-26-2014, 06:49 PM   #1260
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i'll have to throw the negative ghostrider right back, i didnt say it was legal, but its most definately not sealed. i rode out there after the new pkwy was opened up and it was very strange to be back out there after so many years, but you didnt hear it from me.
Last time I was in there was about 10 years ago and I rolled through a broken fence then. Saturday it was killing me. I found four places I could have entered, but each was clearly dis-legal. I don't want to commit crimes against the state by riding a dirtbike on dirt......let's not get me going on trail closures....that conversation only ends in jail time for me.

Next Tag. I got a bead on it, but wonder if time is on my side.
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