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    A lil Pinal stoke

    Here is a video of kellner canyon after the pinal mountain fire. I also have a freighttrain video I recently uploaded. Sixer is in rough shape and is currently getting some love along with the other trails.The fire as taken its toll on the mountain and kellner just recently started to get some work since the last big rains wreaked havoc on the trails.Even now after the fire Kellner is still one of my favorites as its 100% saddle time and overall IMO as well rounded ride.Enjoy

    https://youtu.be/sA21lQwIYF8
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    Nice video, I really need to get up there. Keep the stoke alive!!
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    Ditto on that. I need to check that out as well. Thanks for sharing.

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    Thanks for the update! Would love to get out there again sometime soon. Kellner was a blast I think I had more fun bombing that one than Six Shooter.

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    Thanks for posting up. Good to see the fire damage didn't look that bad.

    Aside from fire damage are the trails all open?

    I thought it was interesting the USFS seemed to have closed the mountain to all access last summer presumably due to fire hazard, and then there was a fire anyways....

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    All trails are open, but all in different states of damage. They didn't close the mountain until the fire had moved through the upper reaches from pioneer pass. I was there the last day it was open to the public and was surprised they were closing it as I have also been up there during the last 4 fires or so and always to get around the mountain during the fires. I even have pics of stuff burning right off the road with no one in sight. When they shut it down this time I knew we were about to see 50-70% of the front of the mountain burned. I have found them aerial ping pong fireballs in healthy areas which also burned. It does look like it got away from them in a few spots and burned everything to a moonscape. The size of the fire is 100% the management agency trying to catch up to what nature would have done over the last few decades. Overall the mountain will be better off in the long run. Hopefully the plague of dead trees that seem to clog sixer every year for the last decade or so won't be an issue anymore.
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    Did any of the fires consume the area around Sulphide del Rey?

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    no but that area has a flash flood warning

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    Clockwork; Thanks for the update. Very useful information/
    I'm going to ride it soon. Haven't seen you since NRA! Cheers!
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    Quote Originally Posted by chillis View Post
    Did any of the fires consume the area around Sulphide del Rey?
    yes a little but it was only ground story, manzinita and dead fall not any live pine or oak trees..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Transition Senior View Post
    Clockwork; Thanks for the update. Very useful information/
    I'm going to ride it soon. Haven't seen you since NRA! Cheers!
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    No problem. It has been sometime.. I thought it was out at picketpost. Anyways lmk when you go I might be able to provide a shuttle if I am up that way on that day
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