Ice Caves Trail – or the trail that Equestrians Ruined.

I’ve thought about how to frame this post for awhile.  Wren and I hiked it back in Show Low, AZ on February 20th and the trail was in a sad state of affairs as a result of inconsiderate equestrian use.

So, do I post an angry rant?  No, I’m not mad so that would be contrived.  Somber perhaps? Mourn the death of what was once glorious?  No, neither am I sad – and honestly the trail was probably never the pinnacle of excellence.

So – what I’ll try to stick the facts:

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