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Feb 24, 2011 - Deer Creek

Between Mesa and Payson is the town of Sunflower, Arizona. For our first challenging off-road trip with Ruby, our Jeep Rubicon, we followed Mike closely as we drove on the paved Beeline Highway, AZ Route 87 to a dirt road just west of the hamlet. We drove up to Deer Creek, around Mount Pepper, over some hills, through a dry creek bed, and stopped by an abandoned mercury mine for lunch. We then travelled downhill until we found a major forest road, then around another set of hills and across some pretty fields and streams to return to...

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