Agate Mountain

 

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The Trail:

Agate Mountain is located in Payson and got its name because of all of the agate that can be found at the top. The road is fairly well maintained.

Rating:

1.5

Runs:

Date: 8/23/2009

Suspension: TeraFlex 2.5" Spring Lift, BFG 35x12.50x17

Photos:

Along the trail heading to the top:

Heading up:

And up - you can see part of the road on the left and our friends in the rear view mirror:

Still heading up:

Still heading up:

A scenic rock formation along the way:

The trail gets a little rougher near the top:

Near the top we gathered some agate that was spilling down on to the road:

So where are we now?:

Some of the agate we collected here:

Up at the top there's agate everywhere:

Collecting at the top:

More:

Down among some of the larger rocks:

Some of the agate we collected:

Some of the agate cut with a tile saw and still wet:

Close up of one:

 

Date: 10/18/2009 - with the Central Arizona Jeepers Club

Suspension: TeraFlex 2.5" Spring Lift, BFG 35x12.50x17

Photos:

Gathering at McDonalds in Payson:

Photo opportunity:

Stop for lunch and exploration:

King of the hill? Nah:

Larger agate rocks to look at:

Checking out the rocks:

Lunch:

Back on the trail:

Agate everywhere:

What we collected this time:


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