Humphreys Peak Info

Flagstaff’s ring of fire: Route 66 town heats up, and not just Miami Herald, FL – Jul 10, 2007 It’s a collection of peaks (Humphreys Peak is the tallest) in the shape of a horseshoe that was once a single 16000-foot volcano built up by layers of lava


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Humphreys Peak Reopens After Fire Concern Closure

Humphreys Peak has reopened following a two week closure due to fire cocerns.
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NASA Pulls Plug on Mauna Kea Outrigger Telescope

NASA has pulled the plug on the huge Outrigger Telescope on Mauna Kea.
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Visitors Ignoring Humphreys Peak Ban

Visitors are ignoring the closure of Humphreys Peak and Coconino National Forest because of fire concerns.
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Backcountry Accidents: Four Peaks, Arizona and Franklin Mountains, Texas

Backcontry Accidents: Fatalitie in Four Peaks Wilderness in Arizona and Franklin Mountains of Texas.
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Humphreys Peak Closed Due to Fire Restrictions

Humphreys Peak is closed for fire restrictions.
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Backcountry Accidents in Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, Oregon, and Utah

Here’s the May 13, 2006 round up of backcountry accidents Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, Oregon, and Utah.
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NRA Bankrolls Defense in Arizona Hiker Shooting

The Grant Kuenzili case in Arizona where he was killed in a dog altercation is in a sensation trial there.
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Jury in Arizona Hiker Shooting Find Bullet on Trail

A jury member in the Grant Kuenzli case found a bullet at the crime scene when they were taken there.
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Arizona, New Hampshire and Virginia Backcountry Accident Reports

Here’s February 22, 2006 accident reports:

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February 14, 2006 Backcountry Accident Reports

Backcountry accident reports through February 14, 2006.
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4 Hour Helicopter Rescue at Seven Falls, Arizona

Tucson hiker fell 30 feet at Seven Falls on Monday, requiring a dramatic, four-hour helicopter rescue.
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Forest Service Wants Folks To Quit Putting Christmas Decorations on Trees Leading to Sedona

AZCentral reports Coconino National Forest officials are urging people to quit putting up Christmas decorations on the trees on Arizona 179 between Oak Creek and Sedona and on Arizona 89A between Sedona and Cottonwood.
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Helicopter Rescue Following 25 Foot Fall on Mount Lemmon

KVOA reports Walthand Mooseman fell 25 feet while climbing Mount Lemmon near Windy Point in Arizona.
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Fatal 90 Foot Fall at Paradise Forks, Arizona

Arizona Central reports Shelley Windsor, 31, of Mesa died last Saturday after falling more than 90 feet from a canyon wall at Paradise Forks, a popular climbing area 30 miles west of Flagstaff.
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