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    Uphill in 120 F - in search of water-holes (Superstitions)

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    .First Posted: December 21, 2002.

     
    I was in Supersitions looking for a water-hole. Not any water-hole, but one listed in a book named "Day Trips with a Splash: Swimming Holes of the Southwest".

    At the top of it all The face that tells the story..... at least to me. The first sips of water from the camelback were always hot. And spitting it seemed wasteful since i was low on water. And there wasn't much water in Jeep either. 3 gallons seemed ok for 2 days, but that wasn't enough. I had to find that water-hole and filter water from there.

    It wasn't too challenging walking uphill, the only problem was the water. I had to drink it constantly. If i had something to cover the blue tube, just the part exposed to the sun... something white... next time. This was day 2 of looking for "Fish Creek", where the water hole was supposed to be. I didn't think the uphill walk was in the right direction, but I wanted to get a view from above. If it didn't help with navigating, at least i would see Superstitions from above. Dirt Road begins ... Superstitions, Arizona


    ...............to be continued..................

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    .First Posted: December 21, 2002.

     
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